The Last Shelter

    Les Temoins de l'Ombre

    • Ousmane Samassekou
    • France, Mali, South Africa
    idfaberthafund_01 IDFA Bertha Fund


    A place of transit for migrants in turmoil, the House of Migrants in Gao, Mali lends an ear, and provides them with a roof, meals, and psychological help. In this place, migrants become aware of the damage done, and prepare themselves to confront the return to their families.

    Project information

    Countries of production
    France, Mali, South Africa
    Production status
    Estimated length
    70 min


    Ousmane Samassekou
    Estelle Robin You for Les Films du Balibari
    Andrey Samoute Diarra for DS Productions, Don Edkins, Iikka Vehkalahti, Niels Pagh Andersen

    About IDFA Bertha Fund


    The IDFA Bertha Fund aims to stimulate and empower the creative documentary sector in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Eastern Europe by supporting remarkable and innovative documentary projects by talented filmmakers from these countries.

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