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Muziek op de vlucht

Director: Frans Bromet
Music gives the occupants of the Calais refugee camp their dignity back. Beautiful songs from all corners of the world bear witness to the versatility and sorrow of the temporary occupants of this dead-end transit camp.

In the refugee camp at Calais, a clear man’s voice resounds. Full of melancholy, he sings: 'I’m here, but my soul is across the sea'. It is a striking description of the mood the thousands of refugees are in, many of whom have been camping out here for months. In the makeshift encampment, the hope of a better life has been replaced by fear, sorrow and apathy. What remains is music. Out of protest, solidarity or melancholia. The music gives the occupants of the camp their dignity back. Calais gets a human face.


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Title: Muziek op de vlucht
Year: 2016
Duration : 55 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016
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