CLICHY ... FOR EXAMPLE
Director(s): Alice DIOP – Writer(s): Alice DIOP Contact Print page
One year later, this documentary wanted to see what had changed for the people in the suburbs? Have they managed to pick up the pieces? Have official bodies managed to transform promises into reality on the ground?
Young director Alice Diop - who grew up in neighbouring Aulnay – took the temperature of the area in and around Clichy, the place where the riots broke out following the deaths of two of the town’s youngsters who perished in an electrical transformer station while fleeing from the police….
While immerging herself in the life in a housing complex, Alice brought to light key issues: housing, transport, school and education, the job situation, police violence… The film shows that most of the time, those "in need" are not being listened to and their ability of finding and offering solutions to their own problems is not being accounted for...
AVAILABLE FOR SCREENING: French version only.