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On the occasion of the Geneva Book Fair


By Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache

With Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim, Izia Higelin

Original version with English subtitles

Tuesday 30 April from 18:00 to 21:00

Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva

Entry is free, within available seats. Register here!

Samba, a migrant from Senegal, has been working in France illegally for 10 years. Alice, who is recovering from a burn-out, provides legal assistance to undocumented migrants. Destiny brings them together as each one struggles through life..

Opening by:
  • M. Philippe Burrin, Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
  • M. Michael Møller, Director-General of the UN in Geneva
  • M. António Vitorino, Director-General, International Organization for Migration

The screening will be followed by a discussion on “Change the perception on migrants: the role of culture” with:
  • Eric Toledano, Co-director of the movie and “Intouchables”
  • Delphine Coulin, author of the book “Samba for France” and scriptwriter of the movie
  • Felwine Sarr, Senegalese author, economist, academic and musician
  • Jean-François Bayart, Professor, Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute, Geneva

Free entry

Seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Presented in collaboration with
The Graduate Institute
The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Le Salon du Livre de Genève


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