The Last Shelter
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    The Last Shelter

    Le dernier refuge

    Directed by

    France, Mali, South Africa

    2021

    85 min

    Documentary

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    At the southern edge of the Sahara desert stands The House of Migrants: a safe haven for those on their way to Europe, or those returning home. Here they come to terms with their individual migration stories. How do you feel, what do you need, when your dreams have been buried in the sand, or when they are waiting to be lived?

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    • Dox: Award - CPH:DOX

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    POINT DU JOUR – LES FILMS DU BALIBARI

    Press

    A deeply humane, moving film.

    Screen Daily

    Ousmane Samassekou

    Ousmane Samassekou

    A graduate in business economics, Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou continued his studies at the Conservatory of Multimedia Arts and Crafts in Bamako. He then obtained a master's degree in documentary production and creation at the Gaston Berger University in Saint Louis, Senegal. Ousmane is a partner with DS Production in Bamako, where he is a producer, director, DOP and editor. He is known for his documentary film LES HÉRITIERS DE LA COLLINE (2015), a film on the evils that hinder training and education in Mali. His latest work is the feature documentary film THE LAST SHELTER (2021).