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The Land Between

David Fedele / France - Australia - Morocco - Spain / 2014 / 78 ' / English - French / S.T. English - French - Spanish - Italian - German - Greek

Credits

David Fedele
Reda Afirrah
Bakayoko Mamadou

Awards & Festivals

Winner, Best Film, Festival of Migrant Film, 2014
Winner, Best Film, Lampedusa In Festival, 2014
Winner, Best Feature-Length Documentary, Fife International Environmental Film Festival, 2014
Winner, Crossroads Award, Festival delle Terre, 2014
Winner, Best Film, Naples Human Rights Film Festival, 2014
Honourable Mention, Australian Feature Documentary, Antenna Documentary Film Festival, 2014

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A compelling insight into the lives of Sub-Saharan migrants who risk death crossing over the highly-militarised barrier into Melilla, Spain.

Synopsis

THE LAND BETWEEN offers an intimate insight into the hidden and desperate lives of Sub-Saharan African migrants living in the mountains of northern Morocco. For most, their dream is to enter Europe by jumping a highly-militarised barrier into Melilla, a Spanish enclave on the African continent.

With unique and unprecedented access, this film documents the everyday life of these migrants trapped in limbo, as well as the extreme violence and constant mistreatment they face from both the Moroccan and Spanish authorities. It also explores many universal questions, including how and why people are prepared to risk everything, including their life, to leave their country, their family and friends, in search of a new and better life.

 

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