Category: Mediterranean Issues 2016

NAPOLISLAM

75 minutes, 2015 Director: Ernesto PAGANO (Italy) Production : Ladoc (Italy), Isola Film (Italy)     One day Naples wakes up and discovers it has become Islamic. A camera wanders through the city before getting under the skin of ten people who have converted to Islam: an unemployed person, a girl in love, a rapper, …

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LA GRANJA DEL PAS

82 minutes, 2015 Director: Silvia MUNT (Spain) Production: Intent Produccions (Spain), Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals (Spain)     Granja del Pas is the building which houses the Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca (PAH) – an advice centre for people unable to repay their mortgage – in Sabadell, a town in north-eastern Spain. The …

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DAESH, PAROLES DE DESERTEURS

52 minutes, 2016 Director: Thomas DANDOIS (France, UK) and François-Xavier TREGAN (France) Production : Memento (France), Arte (France, Germany)   In south eastern Turkey, a few kilometres from the border with war-torn Syria, a clandestine network courageously smuggles out ISIS fighters who have decided to quit. For the first time deserters agree to talk about …

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AUBE DORÉE, UNE AFFAIRE PERSONNELLE

90 minutes, 2015 Director: Angélique KOUROUNIS (France, Greece) Production: OmniaTV (Greece), Arte (France, Germany), Yemaya Productions (France) “My man is a Jew, one of my sons gay, another an anarchist and me a left-wing feminist, daughter of an immigrant. If Golden Dawn comes to power, our only problem will be which carriage we get into.” …

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