Compassionate and illuminating documentary probing the attitudes of Barking's white residents toward their new immigrant neighbours.
A fascinating and intimate insight into the lives of people who have come to London from afar in order to seek a better life and struggled to make the city their home.
After the 2014 coup d’état in Thailand, 400 citizens associated with political activism were summoned by the Junta, and many more were accused. Writer-activist Wat Wanlayangkool was among those summoned, but he decided not to report himself but fly away from the country.
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Drifting between fiction and documentary, Tales of Two Who Dreamt follows a family of Hungarian Roma (Gypsy) asylum seeking refugees living in a large apartment complex in Toronto. The film follows their everyday life routines and also ventures into the characters’ hopes and dreams.
Gubuk (Hut) is an experimental project growing out of Indonesian migrant workers' personal experiences in Taiwan.
An intimate, humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon.
A personal travelogue that captures the boredom, precarity and fantasies of an undocumented immigrant crossing America by train.
For the past several months, the infamous refugee camp in Calais has been home for a young Afghani boy. His daily experiences and his feelings about life are reflected in his letters to his parents, which paint a picture of the inescapable situation of hopelessness.
In 2010, Abu Eyad and other young Palestinian men from the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon travelled with smugglers through Syria and Turkey into Greece. Like so many other migrants, they came looking for a way into Europe but found themselves trapped in a country undergoing economic, political, and social collapse.
Lamis and Wilson are migrants in New York. An hybrid narrative constructed with a poetic approach; a travel diary that becomes a chronic and takes us into the essence of human micro-politics in times of globalization: an uncertain kingdom of desire, hope and fears.
In the midst of Egypt's worst political time, a young filmmaker returns home, to Cairo, for the first time since the start of the revolution.
Reda's dreams of escaping the Palestinian refugee camp ended in failure. He returned with a heroin addiction to life in a camp, being torn apart. Against all odds he decides to marry his childhood sweetheart; a love story, bittersweet as the camp itself.
Mahdi Fleifel went back to the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon to visit his friend. When he arrived, thousands of Palestinians have just taken to the streets to protest against discriminatory measures by the Lebanese government. A sociological meditation on the different “exits” that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in the refugee camps.
When I got to Rignano, the Ghetto residents told me : "You mustn’t keep any trace of our lives here in these precarious houses. This despair is not yours to display."
A story of six young refugees who have started a new life in Germany. As children they were driven from their families and their homeland by misery and violence. After their arrival in Germany they are accommodated as “orphans” in youth homes.
An intimate and inside perspective on the Calais 'jungle', evoked through a polyphony of men, tales and atmospheres.
Bab Sebta is a series of reconstructed situations observed at Ceuta, the Spanish enclave on Moroccan soil. This site is the theater of the trafficking of goods manufactured and sold at cut-rate prices. Thousands of people work in it each day.
Social networks allow refugees to follow the actions and crimes happening in their countries in real time. Sand and Blood is a montage of amateur videos from various online platforms, narrated by refugees now living in Austria.
"Argentinian Lesson" with its visual aesthetics, its rhythm and composition parallels a narration of a fiction film.
Out in desert-like nature, living in the shadows of the immense fence that is erected to control Mexican immigration, seven Americans tell how the border transforms their lives.
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