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An African high school teacher (Eriq Ebouaney) flees his war-torn country, Central African Republic, for France, where he falls in love with a French woman who offers a roof for him and his two children. The story of intimate lives scarred by national borders is the story of our time, told in this film by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun with enormous empathy and great urgency. The film shows us a glimpse of contemporary sacrifice, of millions of uprooted lives on hold, simmering and suffering.
In French with English subtitles.
Preceded by the short film:
FAREWELL MY LOVE (Kenya, 2016, 11 min.) directed by Ekwa Msangi An immigrant story about love that is lost when a man’s wife and son finally receive visas to join him in the U.S. In Kiswahili with English subtitles.
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