Video

Imagine l'étrangère

1992, 28:14 minutes, colour, French

TAPECODE 9772

Imagine l'étrangère est une tragi-comédie sur la situation des nouveaux arrivants au Canada. Après avoir été torturée dans son pays, l'Etrangère demande son statut de réfugiée et doit démontrer aux commissaires son droit à la vie. Aïcha, porteuse de toutes les cultures, se heurte aux préjugés nord-américains et aux difficultés des démarches administratives. En passant par le langage du rire, Imagine l'étrangère est un message d'ouverture à la culture de l'autre.

A tragi-comedy on the predicament of new arrivals in Canada. Tortured back home, L'Etrangère (The Stranger) asks for refugee status, fut finds she must convince officials of her right to live. Bearing all cultures, Aïcha comes up against North American prejudices and red-tape. Through laughter, Imagine l'étrangère urges openness toward the culture of "the other".

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