Another Paradise

(Un Autre Paradis)

Over 50 years ago the British government leased the Chagos Islands to the US to build a military base. The former inhabitants still live in exile.

Activist Sabrina Jean wants her father to be able to die where he was born: on an island in the Indian Ocean. Like thousands of others, he was expelled from the Chagos Islands. In the 1960s and 1970s the British government forced the native Creole population to make space for American military planes. But 3 generations of Chagossians have not given up the battle to return home. One way to draw international attention to their plight is to participate in the UN’s football championship for unrecognised states. Will the Chagossians be able to return to paradise?

Czech premiere

About the film

Director: Olivier Magis
Belgium, France
2019 | 82 min.

Language: Creole, English, French

Subtitles: English, French

Category

Right To Know

Director

Olivier Magis

Festival guest on days
Mar 12 - Mar 14, 2020

Filmography
2019 - Another Paradise
2017 - May Day
2014 - Les Fleurs de l'Ombre
2013 - Ion
2005 - Le secret des dieux

Olivier Magis

Screenings

08. 03. 16:00 Atlas - Small Hall
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12. 03. 20:30 Atlas - Large Hall
DiscussionOlivier Magis, director
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13. 03. 17:30 Evald
DiscussionOlivier Magis, director
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