EFF
New Edition
The World is My Home
The 14th International Exile Film Festival
Gothenburg, Sweden 8-14 November 2019

Citizens of Nothingness

Citizens of nothingness (2019)

52 min - Fiction - 20 April 2019
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An Afghan political refuge has just arrived in Italy and look for hospitality and protection but she find herself collide with a daily reality that marginalizes and makes her feel out of place. The alienating condition is reflected by choosing non-sites as locations of the film. Documents and passports have ambivalent value, they are just pass-through to freedom and control tools. The refugee status slips to the apathy of a nobody's land.

Director:  Razi Mohebi
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An Afghan political refuge has just arrived in Italy and look for hospitality and protection but she find herself collide with a daily reality that marginalizes and makes her feel out of place. The alienating condition is reflected by choosing non-sites as locations of the film. Documents and passports have ambivalent value, they are just pass-through to freedom and control tools. The refugee status slips to the apathy of a nobody's land.


Collections: EFF-17

Genres: Fiction

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Country:  Italy
Language:  Italian, Persian, English text
Release Date:  20 April 2019

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Runtime:  0 h 52 min

2 Girls

2 Girls (2019)

52 min - Documentary - 20 April 2019
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Lota and Tigist, two girls living in two different countries, Bangladesh and Ethiopia, are linked by the same journey starting from poverty and ending up in the hell of an extremely difficult life. They were both born in rural areas, they both faced poverty or abuses. The only option was to run away. Next destinations were the mega-cities of Dhaka and Addis Ababa. In Dhaka young girls like Lota work in garment factories, which are a sort of slammer, exposed to every kind of imposition and restriction. In Addis Ababa young girls like Tigist quickly downfall into the hell of sex work. Yet in spite of how tough their lives are, they reveal an inner strength and great dignity. The both fight for a life that, maybe tomorrow, will be better.

Director:  Marco Spironi
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Lota and Tigist, two girls living in two different countries, Bangladesh and Ethiopia, are linked by the same journey starting from poverty and ending up in the hell of an extremely difficult life. They were both born in rural areas, they both faced poverty or abuses. The only option was to run away. Next destinations were the mega-cities of Dhaka and Addis Ababa. In Dhaka young girls like Lota work in garment factories, which are a sort of slammer, exposed to every kind of imposition and restriction. In Addis Ababa young girls like Tigist quickly downfall into the hell of sex work. Yet in spite of how tough their lives are, they reveal an inner strength and great dignity. The both fight for a life that, maybe tomorrow, will be better.


Genres: Documentary

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Country:  Italy
Language:  Amharic, Bengali, English text
Release Date:  20 April 2019

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Runtime:  0 h 52 min