Czech premiere

To the Four Winds

Libre

Michel Toesca
France | 2018 | 101 min.

Language: English, French, Italian
Filmy jsou promítány v českém znění
nebo s českými titulky

Category: Right to know

French farmer Cédric has permitted hundreds of refugees traveling from Africa to Europe to stay in his humble dwelling. Despite the threat of imprisonment he acts in accordance with his conscience and faith in human dignity.

Every month, thousands of refugees try to cross the Italian-French border in the Roya Valley in order to get to France or beyond. However, the French border guards repeatedly send them back to Italy and make it impossible for them to seek asylum. The only one to offer them shelter and a helping hand is the local farmer Cédric. The director captures his actions and follows him in everyday moments in which the world's political debates and a battle of fundamental philosophical ideas are reflected. This portrayal of a farmer whose life has been affected by world history, to which he reacts as best he can, is an inspirational demonstration of what an individual who is not afraid to help can change.

Impact

Were you impressed by the vigour with which Cédric Herrou, the protagonist of To the Four Winds, looks after refugees on his farm in southern France? Contribute financially to the operation of his Défends Ta Citoyenneté initiative, which seeks to alleviate the complex humanitarian and legal situation of the refugees crossing through the France and Italy border region. More info: https://www.helloasso.com/associations/defends-ta-citoyennete/formulaires/1/widget

Director

Michel Toesca

Festival guest on days
Mar 15 - Mar 17, 2019

Filmography
2018 - To the Four Winds
2014 - Démocratie Zéro6
2005 - J'irai cracher sur vos tongs
1994 - Dans un grand lit carré

Projection

10. 03. 19:30 DOX - Auditorium Czech premiere Discussion Tickets
15. 03. 20:30 Ponrepo Discussion Tickets
16. 03. 20:30 Kino 35 Discussion Tickets

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