Cartography
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Cartography
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Cartography NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(16 Reviews)
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75%
Mixed
25%
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Members say
Relevant, Ambitious, Thought-provoking, Absorbing, Intelligent

About the Show

This collection of stories of young refugees asks what part we play in the lives of young people who set out into the unsure waters of their futures. Best for ages 10 and up.

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Absorbing, Entertaining, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Ambitious

See it if You want a family show about immigration. A great way to get the idea across about how to grasp such a big subject. Clever staging.

Don't see it if Your idea of immigration is building a wall. You need this more than anyone but we all know it’s a waste of time.

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Well meaning, Intelligent, Slow, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if There is one magic moment. Went w 9&13 year old. They were bored. some was meaningful but much went over their heads. Refugees are like us.

Don't see it if If you want a thoughtful, fully rounded view of refugees see The Jungle which returns this year. This didn't challenge it felt remote.

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
January 12th, 2020

"‘Cartography’ Hops Around a Fractured World Map: This documentary show, created to teach young audiences about the experiences of refugees, focuses on optimism and hope, perhaps to a fault."
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