Lintu toiselta taivaalta (Migratory Bird)

Director: Katja Lautamatti
Aalto University Helsinki
Year of production 2012
Genre Documentary
Length 23'40

Lintu toiselta taivaalta (Migratory Bird)

Esther, a young girl of Nigerian origin, lives in Lebanon. Everywhere she looks, she sees adults who followed their dreams to this country, but are now working hard in low-paid jobs. Esther has lived alone with her father since her mother was forced to leave the country. The film gives voice to an immigrant child who attentively observes the reality around her - and dreams of escaping it. 

Shown at

December 2014 NPO Doc
29 September 2014 The Netherlands Film Festival


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