AU DELA DES RÊVES
Documentary, 52 min, 2008
Co-directed together with Karin Bachmann, Raphael Van Singer and Assane Diop

Europe is a continent known as an "Eldorado" in many countries. The land where milk flows in rivers and where technology makes everyone have a happy living. Senegalese migrants living in Europe tell us how this dream of an Eldorado transformed itself once they stepped on the european continent. They explain the difficulties and pressure of carrying a double identity: being a anonymous migrant here in Europe and a kind of hero back in their native country. They lift a veil around the taboo about the reality of their daily life, far away how their relatives imagine they live, far away from the promises of advertising and TV novels. With irony and humor, they also throw a critical and tender view on how Europeans live and dream and how the experiences of migration changed themselves.

 
 
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