After crossing 11 countries irregularly to seek asylum in Canada, Peggy, Simon and their three children are waiting for the hearing that will determine whether they get refugee status or not.
Every year, over 400 children arrive alone at the Canadian border to claim refugee status. Fearing for their lives, Afshin, Alain and Patricia left their country, without their parents, when they were just children, in the hope of a better life in Canada.
The news is full of disturbing images of overcrowded boats and vast tent camps. But how much do we really know about what refugees are going through? Notes on Displacement takes a deep dive on a gruelling journey.
Terre ferme is a poetic and sonorous travelogue, a diary that reveals the thoughts of an immigrant woman, back in her country of origin. This film refers to the personal experience of discovering different territories and the feeling of being both elsewhere and at home.
Through this experimental film, immigrant voices in the United States cross imaginary landscapes and question the visions of their American dreams.
Detained with her family while seeking asylum in Scotland, Khabat now shares with her sister the imprint of those memories in her daily life and they explore how their memories have been transformed with the passage of time. These recollections are attached to the places she inhabited, revealing her transformation through resonances of her memories in the present.
Ressources focus on the living conditions of humans, animals and plants linked together by the industrial chain of animal slaughter and meat processing. By following various actors captured by this chain, the film observes a state of precariousness shared beyond the boundaries of species.
For the past three years, a young Mexican asylum seeker has been forced to put his academic career and his dream of becoming a police officer on hold due to his immigration status.
At 14 years old, Karim breaks the rules and crosses borders to make his dream come true : become a professionnal dancer.