THE VALLEY

France, Italy 2019 – Director: Nuno Escudeiro – Original language: Tigrigna, French, English, Arabic – Subtitles: English

“The refugees who come over the border are not criminals. They are just knocking at our door.” Villagers on the French-Italian border join forces and fight together against the inhumane methods of the French border police.

 

Writer: Nuno Escudeiro, Moritz Bonatti. Camera: Nikolaus von Schlebrügge. Sound: David Argi. Editing: Beatrice Segolini. Music: David Argi. Production: Miramonte Film. Producer: Andreas Pichler, Valerio B. Moser. Length: 76 min. International Sales: Point du Jour International.

Biography

The portuguese director Nuno Escudeiro studied media science at the University of Aveiro and directing for documentary films at ZeLIG. His occasionally experimental works are not only shown on TV and in theaters, but also exhibited in galleries. With THE VALLEY Escudeiro won the Emerging International Filmmaker Award at the Hot Docs Filmfestival in Toronto.

 

Filmography

THE CURSE, PT 2017, 40 Min.
MOON EUROPA, IT 2016, 62 Min.
CHRONICLES OF WIND AND STILLNESS, IT 2015, 30 Min.

#Southern Europe #Overcoming borders #Africa

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