The Last Shelter

Includes Q&A

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Film Info
Country Listing:France
South Africa
Premiere Status:North American Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Accessibility:Full Subtitles
Program Category:World Showcase
Film Subjects:African Cultures & Issues
Indigenous Cultures & Issues
Migration & Immigration
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou
Producer(s):Estelle Robin You
Andrey S Diarra
Don Edkins
Tiny Mungwe
Writer(s):Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou
Editor(s):Céline Ducreux
Cinematography:Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou
Amath Niane
Sound:Adama Diarra
Jean-Marc Schick


Deep in Mali, on the edge of the Sahel Desert, lies the peaceful city of Gao—a quiet way station for passersby with their eyes set on Europe in hopes of opportunity, safety and a better future. As migration flows from southern countries like Burkina Faso, Togo and Benin, the people of Gao maintain a safe haven where tired travellers seek refuge and immigration support before continuing their journey into Algeria and beyond. The Last Shelter is an emotional portrait of this town and the generous people who live in it. Samah Ali

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