Banlieue Project

Short film explores complex relationship between French police and youth

BANLIEUE PROJECT
BANLIEUE PROJECT © FRANCE 24
By: Wassim NASR | Erin Ogunkeye | Ségolène MALTERRE
8 min

With his second short film, "In spite of themselves", Djigui Diarra used his own experiences to illustrate the complex relationship between police and youth in the French suburbs. The Banlieue Project team went to meet him.

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Banlieue Project is a platform for residents of France's disadvantaged suburbs to tell their own stories. We provide the camera and they film their experiences to break down clichés about the French "banlieues".

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