TUNISIA, THE SHIPWRECKED OF THE REVOLUTION
by Alexandra DENIAU, François RENAUT and Christophe KENCK
45 minutes, 2011
Production : France Télévisions – France 2 Envoyé Spécial / France
Thousands of Tunisians emigrating secretly to Europe, hundreds of thousands fleeing the war in Libya. Should Europe dread this massive influx of illegal immigrants? Log book in France and Tunisia on board one of the overloaded boats trying to reach the Italian island of Lampedusa. Why are Tunisians fleeing their country? After 23 years of dictatorship why don’t they believe in the future of their revolution?
Alexandra DENIAU was born in 1975. She got her Masters in Information and Communication Studies in 1998. Since 1999 she has worked for television: Arte Info, Canal Plus and i-Télé, Capa and since September 2008 she has been a reporter on France 2’s “Envoyé Spécial”.
François RENAUT is a journalist and cameraman. Having studied Letters and journalism, he worked for several television channels as a journalist/photographer. Since 2010 he has worked for France2 and Canal Plus’ programme “Dimanche Plus”
Christophe KENCK is a journalist and cameraman. He has worked for several French television channels. Since January 2008 he has worked particularly for France 2 on news programmes, “Compléments d’Enquête”, “Envoyé Spécial” and “Stade 2”.