ARLIT, THE SECOND PARIS (Idrissou Mora-Kpaï, 2005)

One of the most trenchant films I’ve seen, Arlit, deuxième Paris shows an immigrant community whose members, financially stuck in the rubble of their economic dreams, wait and wait upon their own deaths, the result of their decades-earlier experience as uranium miners when Arlit, Niger, was a glittering boom town where multinational corporations such as […]