In a container, between crates of merchandise, two men talk about their exile. Their stories and their crossing of endless borders come together in a common dream: to reach England.
Ana David is a film programmer based between Porto and Berlin. She's currently the curator at Batalha Centro de Cinema, a new public institution and cinema to open in December 2022 in Porto. David is also a member of the advisory board at Berlinale Panorama since 2018. Previous programming positions include IndieLisboa, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, BFI London FF, and Queer Lisboa, the latter as co-director.
In 1998, Semira Adamu, a 20-year-old Nigerian immigrant, was murdered on Belgian soil by suffocation under a police pillow. Twenty years later, two women tell her story in a joint cry for justice.