Return to a Foreign Country

Daughter from Danang

Gail Dolgin, Vicente Franco
80 Min. | 35 mm, OmeU
Born to a Viet­namese mother and an Amer­i­can ser­vice­man, seven-year-old Hiep was part of “Oper­a­tion Babylift”, a mil­i­tary oper­a­tion to relo­cate Viet­namese chil­dren to the United States for adop­tion. Her … read more

Holidays despite all

Malek Bensmail
France 2001 | 68 Min. | BetaSP, OmeU
Kader, an immi­grant who has lived in the Paris area since 1957, is an elec­tri­cian. With his family - his wife, and his chil­dren aged around 30 – he decides … read more

The taxi ride

Nico Gutmann
Switzerland 2001 | 22 Min. | 35 mm, OmU
After 30 years, I final­ly dis­cov­ered where my bio­log­i­cal mother lives in Lima. This dis­cov­ery marked the end of a long search; a jour­ney which began in Switzer­land and ended … read more