Victim of our wealth, looted countries with high debts

  • Victimes de nos richesses
© Black Movie 2010, Genève
Genre : Political
Type : Documentary
Original title : Victimes de nos richesses, pays pillés très endettés
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv, History/society
Year of production : 2007
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 58 (in minutes)

A year after the tragic incidents that took place in September 2005 near the Ceuta and Melilla enclaves, young Africans testify to their failed efforts to reach Eldorado Europe. Horribly violent, sordid and savage, these poignant testimonies are difficult to watch. They are supplemented by the comments of civil society actors speaking at the 2006 Bamako Social Forum. The speakers denounce the criminalization of immigration and the working conditions of the migrants who are vital to Western society's wellbeing. Their observations throw a helpful light on the historic, economic and social factors that made such migration inevitable.

Directed by Kal Touré
Film testimonial, Guinea/Mali
2007, 60', beta sp, Fr. subtitles

Kal Touré / France /


2007 | 1st Festival Miroirs et Cinémas d'Afriques | MARSEILLE, France | June 26, - July 1st, 2007 |
> Prix Sembène Ousmane (Grand Prize)

2007 | Cannes Film Festival | CANNES, France | 17-27 May 2007 | |
> Projection (Pavillon des Suds)


Een jaar na de dramatische gebeurtenissen van september 2005 in de nabijheid van Ceuta en Melilla, de Spaanse enclaves gesitueerd in het Noorden van Marokko een aantal jonge Afrikanen getuigen van hun ongelukkige pogingen om naar Spanje te emigreren en geven hun versie van de feiten.


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