Dafa Metti

Under Paris' glittering Eiffel Tower, illegal Senegalese migrants sell miniature souvenirs of the monument, to support their families back home. Far from their loved ones and hounded by the police, each day is a struggle through darkness in the City of Lights.


Director Bio

Tal Amiran is a multi award winning documentary filmmaker and editor based in London, UK. His first short documentary Seven Days a Week (2016) was screened at 27 festivals including AFI Docs and Big Sky Documentary Film festival, winning 7 awards including Best London Short at the London Short Film Festival. It was described by director / critic Mark Cousins as “classical, moving and profound”. Tal’s second short documentary Sand Men (2017) was screened at 41 festivals including Cinequest, SCAD and Brooklyn Film Festival, winning 10 awards including Best Documentary Short at Sarasota Film Festival. Tal’s short documentaries have been showcased by Vimeo Staff Pick, Movie Maker magazine and Nowness, and have been acquired by the BFI National Archive. Tal is also a lecturer on the Film and Moving Image BA at Norwich University of the Arts, UK. Dafa Metti is Tal's third short doc.

Info

  • Directed by:Tal Amiran
  • Produced by:Tal Amiran
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:October 11, 2019
  • Country of Origin:United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:France
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Programme 24
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Irish Premiere
  • Links: Website

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