THE LAND BETWEEN

a film by david fedele

www.david-fedele.com

THE LAND BETWEEN is not only an excellent film,
but also a political catalyst that unsettles the viewer
and turns his empathy into anger. The sort of anger
that brings the anticipation of change.
Festival of Migrant Film 2014 – Ljubljana, Slovenia
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-militarized 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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UPCOMING FESTIVAL, CINEMA & COMMUNITY SCREENINGS

Montreal International Black Film Festival – Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
- 23rd-28th September (Screening Details T.B.C.)

Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan International Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights – Bishkek, KYRGYZSTAN
- 7th-11th October (Screening Details T.B.C.)

Antenna Documentary Film Festival – Sydney, AUSTRALIA
- 15th-19th October (Screening Details T.B.C.)

Cine Invisible International Film Festival - Bilbao, BASQUE COUNTRY/SPAIN
- 17th-23rd October (Screening Details T.B.C.)

Augen Blicke Afrika Film Festival – Hamburg, GERMANY
- Sunday 2nd November (17:30)
** Followed by a discussion with Amnesty International Hamburg **

AWARDS

-WINNER “Best Feature-Length Documentary” – FIFE Environmental Film Festival 2014 – Paris, France
-WINNER “Best Film” – International Migrant Film Festival 2014 – Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

FESTIVAL OFFICIAL SELECTION (Summary)

2014
-Augen Blicke Afrika Film Festival – Hamburg, Germany (October 2014)
-Antenna Documentary Film Festival – Sydney, Australia (October 2014)
- Bir Duino Int. Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights – Bishkek, Krygyzstan (October 2014)
- Cine Invisible International Film Festival – Bilbao, Basque Country/Spain (September 2014)
-Montreal International Black Film Festival – Montreal, Quebec, Canada (September 2014)
-Festival of Migrant Film – Ljubljana, Slovenia (June 2014)
-Festival Ciné Droit Libre – Auagadougou, Burkina Faso (June 2014)
- Mountain Film Festival – Cueno, Italy (May 2014)
- Cinema Planeta – Cuernavaca, Mexico (April 2014)
- Millenium International Documentary Film Festival – Brussels, Belgium (April 2014)
- DocWeek – Adelaide, Australia (March 2014)
- Festival de Résistance et d’Alternatives – Casablanca, Morocco (February 2014)
- FIFE Environmental Film Festival – Paris, France (February 2014)

2013
- Festival Migrant Scene – Rabat, Morocco (December 2013)

 

COMMUNITY & INDEPENDENT CINEMA SCREENINGS (Summary)

2014
-Red Cross Migration Conference – Girona, Catalonia/Spain (June 2014)
-Bruxelles Laïque – Brussels, Belgium (June 2014)
- La BibLibre – Brussels, Belgium (May 2014)
- Cinema Truffaut – Girona, Catalonia (May 2014)
- Maison des habitants Chorier-Berriat – Grenoble, France (April 2014)
- Vluchtgarage (in association with We Are Here) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands (April 2014)
- Vluchthaven (in assocation with We Are Here) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands (April 2014)
- Kargadoor (In association with Kritische Studenten Utrecht) – Utrecht, the Netherlands (April 2014)
- IIRE (In association with Reinform & Borderless) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands (April 2014)
- Cinerama Film Theatre – Rotterdam, the Netherlands (March 2014)
- Sikka Art Fair – Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 2014)
- Valreep – Amsterdam, the Netherlands (March 2014)
- Cafe Kult (in association with Alignment for Dignity) – Groningen, Netherlands (March 2014)
- Hansa 48 Cinema (In association with Flüchtlingsrat Hamburg e.V.) – Kiel, Germany (March 2014)
- Cinema 3001 Kino (In association with Flüchtlingsrat Hamburg e.V.) – Hamburg, Germany (March 2014)
- Cafe Brazil (In association with Flüchtlingsrat Hamburg e.V.) – Lubeck, Germany (March 2014)
- Leeds No Borders – Leeds, United Kingdom (February 2014)
- London School of Economics – London, United Kingdom (January 2014)
- Solidarity Bookshop – Cork, Ireland (January 2014)

2013
- BTC Infocycle – Brussels, Belgium (November 2013)
- SCI Projets Internationaux – Brussels, Belgium (November 2013)
- Chabaka – Tanger, Morocco (October 2013)

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