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The Last Slum of France, documentary Directed by KICHAH Sonia

The Last Slum of France

Directed by KICHAH Sonia


“La Carrière Fontblanche” is one of the last slums of France bordering Cassis. A village with no name, no children or women, which houses Tunisians who arrived in the 1970s, contract in hand to build the villas of the seaside town. In October 2005, after 35 years, the village was destroyed, to be replaced by council housing. The documentary tells the individual stories of some of these men, weakened by years of exile, sacrifice and selflessness to support their families back home. The prospect of a new habitat for them is a second uprooting.


Director : KICHAH Sonia
Production : Movie da
Duration : 54
Year : 2008
Original version: French
Subtitles : French, English
Rights : Worldwide
Festivals : SCAM "brouillons d’un rêve" award-winnerSelections :2010International Euro-Arab Film Festival Amal (Spain)Fez Festival(Morocco)2009Tunis Doc Festival (Tunisia)14th edition of the International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary and ReportageMilano Film Festival in the framework of the « Immigration Day », Milan (Italy)Barcelona MEDIMED (Spain)3rd Ajaccio International Documentary Film Festival (France)20089th Songe d’une Nuit DV Festival, Paris and Saint-Denis (France)Rencontres Internationales Paris-Berlin-Madrid

2008 - France - 54 min

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