Directors’ Showcase / UK premiere

14 Kilometres

  • Gerardo Olivares /
  • Spain /
  • 2007 /
  • 95 mins

Adoum Moussa, Illiassou Mahamadou Alzouma, Aminata, Kanta / Fiction / Bambara, Hausa, Tamashek, Arabic, French

A visually stunning odyssey in search of freedom.

The film’s title refers to the distance between North Africa and Spain: the final stretch of the journey towards a life where “nobody dies of hunger”, here undertaken by three young Africans. Featuring a fantastic soundtrack including music by Spain’s Santi Vega and Senegal’s Youssou N’Dour, 14 Kilometres presents a touching picture of a dangerous migration undertaken by thousands of desperate people every year.

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