Days of Hope

Days of Hope
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2013
Format : Feature
Running time : 74 (in minutes)

Illegal African immigrants heading for Europe in a film about dreams, hope and the price of both.

From three different places in the world, very different African immigrants all share the dream of a better life. They all embark on a perilous journey to reach a common destination: Europe. Harouna, a young artist from the coastal town Nouadhibou in the West African country of Mauretania, has left his wife and child in hope of a better future for all three of them. In Italy, a group of asylum seekers lives in a prison-like asylum centre, uncertain about whether they even have a future in Europe. And in Copenhagen we finally meet a group of people who may have reached the promised land, but who live a life of constantly searching for the money that their family is expecting them to send home. Ditte Haarløv Jensen is an excellent director, who subtly avoids one-sidedness in the stories about so-called illegal immigrants, which we otherwise only hear about in the news.'Days of Hope' is a story of hope and dreams, and of the price that the world's refugees have to pay to live with both.

Dir. Ditte Haarløv Johnsen,

Denmark, 2013, Documentary, 74 min


Year: 2013

Cast
Harouna
Juliette
Michel
Maigar
Sidi Ahmed
Father Jerome
Sidibé
Raki
Pape
Flakke
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Baba
Kaba
Seun
Jude
Ernest
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Thelma
Austin
Nina

Camera
Minka Jakersson

Country
Denmark

Producer
Vibeke Vogel

Sound
Frank Mølgaard Kundsen
Sylvester Holm

Original Title
Under den samme himmel

Runtime
74 Minutes

Production
Bullitt Film ApS

Editor
Jeppe Bødskov

Script
Ditte Haarløv Johnsen

Music
Davide de Rossi

Dialogue
English, French, Swedish, Danish, Bambara, Different African languages

Director
Ditte Haarløv Johnsen


2013 | Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival
* Selection - NORDIC:DOX
http://cphdox.dk/en/screening/under-den-samme-himmel?title=5950

Partners

  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • PACIFIC ARTS ALLIANCE
  • FURTHER ARTS
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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