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Gifts from Babylon is a short film exploring the psychological impact of Africa-EU migration through the lens of a Gambian return-migrant. The film captures the personal conflicts that arise when Modou, a deported refugee, returns to his home country after having lived illegally in Europe for five years. Suffering from intense flashbacks of his illegal migrant journey, he wonders what has become of him…

  • Year
    2018
  • Runtime
    24 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United Kingdom
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  • Director
    Bas Ackermann
  • Screenwriter
    Bas Ackermann, Amadou a Silah, Babucar Manka
  • Producer
    Emiel Martens
  • Cast
    Christopher Tijan Smith, Pa Modou Yafa, Bintou Marie Kuutti
  • Cinematographer
    Stef Kwinten
  • Editor
    Emiel Martens