WANDERING, A ROHINGYA STORY
by Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins
A new release date confirmed for February 26, 2021
SPIRA and MÖ FILMS announce a new release date for the feature documentary Wandering, a Rohingya Story by Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins. Initially planned for January 22, the film’s release in Quebec will now take place on Friday, February 26.
Synopsis: Within a few months, the Kutupalong refugee camp has become the biggest in the world. Out of sight, 700,000 people of the Rohingya Muslim minority fled Myanmar in 2017 to escape genocide and seek asylum in Bangladesh. Prisoners of a major yet little-publicized humanitarian crisis, Kalam, Mohammad, Montas and other exiles want to make their voice heard. Between poetry and nightmares, food distribution and soccer games, they testify to their daily realities and the ghosts of their past memories. Around them, the spectre of wandering, waiting, disappearing. In this place almost out of space and time, is it still possible to exist?
NEW WEBSITE: wandering-themovie.com
Wandering, a Rohingya Story won the La Vague Award for Best Feature- or Medium-Length Documentary at the recent Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA), and the Global Docs Competitive Section Award at DocsMX, where the film was shown as an international premiere in Mexico. Let’s recall that it received the coveted Audience Award at the Quebec City Film Festival (QCFF).
WANDERING, A ROHINGYA STORY – written, directed and produced by Mélanie Carrier and Olivier Higgins
Quebec. 2020. 88 minutes. Original Rohingya version with English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Narration: Mohammed Shofi | Narration written by: Kala Miya (Kalam), Olivier Higgins, Mélanie Carrier | Cinematography: Renaud Philippe and Olivier Higgins | Editing: Amélie Labrèche and Olivier Higgins | Colour grading: Jérôme Cloutier | Sound Recording: Olivier Higgins and Kala Miya (Kalam) | Sound Mix: Luc Boudrias | Sound Design: Pierre-Jules Audet | Original Music: Martin Dumais | Producers: Olivier Higgins and Mélanie Carrier | Production: MÖ FILMS | Distribution: SPIRA and MÖ FILMS