8, Lenin Avenue
DirectorValérie Mitteaux, Anna Pitoun
Duration101 Min
LanguageFrench, Roman


Moved by a desire of justice and truth, the two filmmakers Valérie Mitteaux und Anna Pitoun, follow Salcuta Filan and her Roma family for over fifteen years. After leaving her home country Romania, the widow and single mother of two, arrives in a little community in the suburbs of Paris. Here she finds a lot of support and is able to start a new life together with her children. Nevertheless, she is faced with everyday xenophobia. The film documents the development of the family and the community while showing how discrimination against Roma people in Europe remains present and is even rising in some parts of the continent.


BERLIN PREMIERE 20.09.2018, 20:00 Sputnik Kino Q+A with Directors Tickets 21.09.2018, 22:00 Hackesche Höfe Kino Q+A with Directors Tickets