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Border

A Short film by Laura Waddington

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    In 2002, Laura Waddington spent months, hiding in fields around the Sangatte Red Cross camp with Afghan and Iraqi refugees, who where trying to cross the channel tunnel to England. Filmed at night, the figures lit only by the distant light of the motorways and accompanied by an evocative score by Simon Fisher-Turner, "Border" is a personal account of refugees, plight and the police violence that followed the camp's closure.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Péage Neutre Diffusion

    Full credits (6)

    Screenwriter :

    Laura Waddington

    Director of photography :

    Laura Waddington

    Music Composer :

    Simon Fisher-Turner

    Co-producer :

    Nadja Romain

    Editor :

    Laura Waddington

    Sales agent :

    Corinne Leborgne

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Research - Experimental, Video art

    Themes :

    Exile, Immigration

    Production language :

    English

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    27 min

    Production formats :

    Mini DV

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Director

    Festival Selections (8)

    Ludwigsburg - European Short Film Biennale - 2005

    Ludwigsburg - European Short Film Biennale (Germany, 2005)

    Selection

    European Short Film Competition

    Hamburg International Short Film Festival - 2005

    Hamburg International Short Film Festival (Germany, 2005)

    Selection

    No Budget Competition

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - 2005

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Germany, 2005)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Rotterdam International Film Festival - 2005

    Rotterdam International Film Festival (Netherlands, 2005)

    Selection

    Tiger Cup Competition

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema - 2004

    Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Canada, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2004

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2004)

    Selection

    International Video Competition

    Awards

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen - 2005

    International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (Germany, 2005)

    Awards

    Special Mention from the Ecumenical Jury