2015, 8:36 minutes
Libya’s political chaos makes its territory a land of opportunity for human smugglers. Thousands of illegal migrants end up forgotten, in one of the 19 detention centres.
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Post-screening Conversation Questions
- How does the film’s title echo the experience of incarcerated Eritrean refugees?
- “This prison is better than dying in Eritrea”; how does first-person narrative convey the urgency of fleeing one’s home-country in order to survive?
- How does the filmmaker capture the personal narratives of forced displacement on camera? What filming techniques does he use?
- How is the difference between ‘surviving’ and ‘living’ communicated in the film?