Mory: letter to a friend
Mory Keita, 2018 | Les Tetes De L'Art (France)
Synopsis Mory writes a letter to a friend to give him some advice for his trip to Europe. He warns him about the difficulties he may encounter on the way. Context This film has been made by Mory, a 18-year-old boy hosted by AAJT (Young Workers Assistance Association). Mory fled from his home country, Guinea, and arrived in France recently. With the help of two professional video makers (Stefan Sao Nélet and Dogan Boztas) and the civic service volunteers from Boulègue TV, les Têtes de l’art (Julien Tartarin, Mathias Menu, Chloé Mécheri and Laetitia Gau), Mory wrote, directed and acted in the film we are presenting. Mathias Menu edited the film and followed Mory during the writing and the shooting. The idea was to make his voice heard as much as giving him the opportunity to learn about the main audiovisual tools through different workshops. In the framework of the European project “Displaced in Media” that supports refugee participation through media literacy education this video was created. Uses This video could be used mostly as an invitation to discussion, as an example of individual cases, point of view, underlining some issues a refugee can go through. These videos could be shown in households, language schools, associations working with refugees and any cultural event relating to the subject.