Yankuba

Yankuba


Original title: Yankuba
Production: Zabriskie Films; Versus Films
Country: Spain
Director: Emanuele Tiziani
Script: Maria Àngels Pérez
Photography: Emanuele Tiziani
Music: Xavi Prat; Emanuele Tiziani
Year: 2010
Duration: 65
Genre: Current affaires documentary
Color: Color
Original language: Spanish
Languages available: English-Spanish (mixed)
Subtitles: Spanish

Synopsis:

Catalonia, summer 2010. The countryside along Segre river is full of illegal encampments with hundreds of immigrants, mainly African, who came looking for a job in the harvests. Because of the global crisis and the bad season only few of them are able to find a job, not even for few days. The summer is going on surviving on a hard and long apathy...

This documentary is the hipothetical diary of Yankuba, one of them. Trough his words and thoughts, as a letter delivered to all the Africans and to all the Europeans, he’ll give a resume of the situation of many people who decided to cross the board between two worlds.

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