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Synopsis :


Fifty years ago, the Creole population of the Chagos Islands was expelled by the British authorities to lease the main island to the US government in order to build one of its largest and most secretive military bases overseas. As the military lease is about to expire, a charismatic woman, Sabrina Jean, leads the Chagossian exile fights in the UK. Through unrelenting activism, she strives to keep the flame of hope alive in her community with one single goal : to return home. But as the elders disappear and memory fades, time is running out.


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Screening followed by discussion and Q&A (30min) :


Speaker: Olivier Magis