Such a Long Story
They are known as MENAS, Unaccompanied Foreign Minors. They have fled war, violence, misery. In 2013, more than a thousand came knocking at the doors of our country. Helped up to the age of 18, dreams, plans, studies are shattered when they receive orders to leave the land.
“Such A Long Story” portrays seven young people, teetering on the brink between childhood games, adolescent dreams and adult fears. Because, at 18, you’re no longer a child. And without papers, you’re no longer anything. You don’t exist anymore.
Runtime 63 min
Year of completion 2015
Gsara Asbl and Cinémathèque de la Fédération Wallonie, Brussels and with the support of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation – permanent Education Service.
Brunio Di Liberto