Banned Bodies / Les corps interdits

country, year  
France, 2016

short documentary

running time

directed by
Jérémie Reichenbach

Arabic, English

Slovene, English


Several refugees arrived at Calais at the risk of their life and they denounce the violence of their conditions. Their voices overlap with images of the “jungle” and the prison architecture of the new camp.

about the author

Jérémie Reichenbach (Paris, 1975) is an awarded documentary director and producer. After receiving a degree in film studies at the University of Paris 8, he completed his first film A cleaner world in 1999. Over the next few years he kept directing documentaries, among them Death of the Gazelle (2009) which was awarded by the National Council of the Cinematography. His films have been selected by many film festivals around the world. He currently serves on the board of directors of the French based company Quilombo Films.