Category: Short Mediterranean 2017

WASTE NO.2 WRECK

9 minutes, 2016 Director and Producer: Jan IJÄS (Finland) “Waste no. 2 Wreck” was filmed in 2014 and 2015 on the island of Lampedusa, in the graveyard of the refugees’ boats. Here the discarded flotsam and jetsam, the smashed boats, become symbols of our society – and thus desirable icons, their value increasing daily. Born …

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UN JOUR À ALEP

24 minutes, 2017 Director: Ali AL-IBRAHIM (Syria) Production: Feras FAYYAD, Aleppo Media Centre (Syria) Suffocated by the inhuman and endless siege imposed by the Syrian regime, and after five uninterrupted months of senseless bombardment, a group of children living in Aleppo begin to paint the walls of the city. A gesture of protest and minimal …

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MY MOTHER, THE TOBACCO GROWER

21 minutes, 2016 Réalisation et Production : Stathis GalazoulaS (Grèce) Depuis son enfance, ma grand-mère Chrisoula a travaillé dans les champs de tabac. En décembre 2014, avec mon frère, elle assiste à un spectacle sur l’histoire du tabac dans la ville de Agrinio. Un événement important qui permet aux habitants de se souvenir du passé …

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KACHACH, AU-DESSUS DE ZAATARI

14 minutes, 2016 Director : Bruno PIERETTI (France) Production : Xavier THESNON-HILY and Bruno PIERETTI (France) In the Zaatari refugee camp (Jordan), Syrians await the end of a never-ending war. Among the exiles, a community was formed: the Kachach. In this camp which no one is supposed to leave, these bird breeders have revived a …

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BOLINGO LA FORET DE L’AMOUR

29 minutes, 2016 Director: Alejandro G. SALGADO (Spain) Production: La Maleta (Spain) “Bolingo. La forêt de l’amour” is about the journey travelled by many women from the heart of Africa to the North of Morocco, following their “European dream”. Some of them give birth in the Bolingo camp, or in other camps built next to …

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