Synopsis:
In The Philippines, women get deployed abroad to work as domestic workers or nannies. In a learning center dedicated to the domestic work, several candidates prepare themselves for homesickness and for the abuses that they will possibly endure.
Recent selection(s):
Locarno Film Festival (Locarno)
Message to Man International Film Festival (Saint-Petersburg)
FIFF - Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur (Namur)
Busan International Film Festival (Busan)
BFI London Film Festival (London)
Hamptons International Film Festival (Hamptons)
Warsaw International Film Festival (Warsaw)
Listapad
Hong Kong International Film Festival (Hong Kong)
RIDM - Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal (Montréal)
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (Amsterdam)
This Human World Film Festival
Premiers Plans - Festival d'Angers (Angers)
DocPoint - Helsinki Documentary Film Festival (Helsinki)
MoMA Doc Fortnight
Festival international des programmes audiovisuels de Biarritz (FIPADOC)
Director's filmography:
- Overseas (Feature)
- Et dans mon coeur, j'emporterai... (2007 - Short)
- Full of missing links (2011 - Feature)
- Les lieux du son (2014 - Feature)
- La pianiste (2014 - Short)
Type:
Feature
Genre:
Doc
Runtime:
90'
Production:
Iota Production
Poster