A programme by Fondazione Mediterraneo to favour the mutual understanding through meetings, images and music
It’s Christmas time in Ireland, and for Samir – a young North African Muslim – life is getting very complicated. Like thousands of others who find themselves in Europe without legal entitlement to work he has been forced to acquire papers in another name – in short to adopt another man’s identity - so that he can find a job. However – as Samir is about to discover today - this “double-life” can lead you into all sorts of difficulties – particularly if you’re Muslim…in Europe…and its Christmas…
Donnacha Ó Briain is documentary filmmaker living in Dublin, Ireland.