A plunge into the reality of a small French proletarian town a few miles away from Paris, where African immigrants from different generations reflect upon and live their existences caught up in the day-to-day factory work. The social struggles and the different labor realities from the 1960s to the present time mark this film, which neither idealizes nor marginalizes its characters. An extreme attention to detail and discourses that allows us to not only hear factual accounts, but also enter complex sensory universes.



Manon Ott Manon Ott is a filmmaker and a researcher in the fields of cinema and social sciences. She teaches cinema, photography and social sciences in university. She also participates in several film collectives and writes for cinema magazines. CM/SF: ‘Yu’ (2008), ‘Narmada’ (2012) co-directed with Gregory Cohen.


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