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Amina

Amina

Documentary | French, Turkish, Wolof | 70 minutes

Company

Arthood Entertainment GmbH


Cast & Crew

Director

Kivilcim Akay

Producer

Aslihan Altug

Writer

Kivilcim Akay


Trailer

vimeo.com/334747412


Synopsis

This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of Amina, a Senegalese woman living and working in Turkey for the past 7 years. Amina often hides in a dreamworld to cope with the separation from her daughter, who stayed behind with their family. Amina hopes to bring her to Turkey soon. In the meantime, she finds solace in the Senegalese community in Istanbul, her home away from home.
It is a story about the hardships of immigration, told through the eyes of a truly warm-hearted young woman.

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Completion Year

2019


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