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This Migrant Business (Le marché aux migrants)

Genre : Experimental
Type : Animation
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2015

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A film about the systems that exist that enable and exploit African migrants seeking better lives in the Middle East and Europe. The system creates a cyclic force that ensures that demand and supply will continue to feed into each other, indefinitely. This is a lucrative trade.

A film by Ng'endo Mukii

Kenya / 2015 / Animation / 6'

Tags: Animation, Film, Fine Arts, Migrants, Refugees, Borders



Director: Ng'endo Mukii
Scriptwriter / Sound Designer / Editor: Ng'endo Mukii.
DOP: Andrew Kaggia.
Music: Andrew Kaggia.
Animation: Andrew Kaggia, Ng'endo Mukii.
CAST, Voice-over: Paul Okwalinga.

This is a commissioned project made for the Danish Refugee Council and RMMS in Nairobi. This Migrant Business, shows the systems that exist that enable and exploit African migrants seeking better lives in the Middle East and Europe. The system creates a cyclic force that ensures that demand and supply will continue to to feed into each other, indefinitely. This is a lucrative trade with vulnerable people as its currency.
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (RISD), USA

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nmukii(@)gmail.com

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