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A las puertas de París

Emigration / Immigration

A las puertas de París

At the end of the 1960s more than 600,000 Spanish people were living in France. They were the most significant community of migrants in the country. Almost half were women from different parts of Spain. Many of them worked as caretakers in Paris, some still do today and others have returned to Spain or plan to when they retire. A las puertas de París talks about their experience as immigrants, women and workers; their testimonies help us to understand history and make inevitable parallelisms with the present…

Year: 2008
Origin: Spain
Direction: Joxean Fernández, Marta Horno
Production: Joxean Fernández, Marta Horno
Script: Joxean Fernández, Marta Horno
Photography: Jorge de Bautista
Music: Gonzalo Alonso
Mounting: José Manuel Fandos
Duración: 44 min.
Contact: Joxean Fernández
Email: joxeanrd@hotmail.com