WE WANTED WORKERS, WE GOT PEOPLE

WE WANTED WORKERS, WE GOT PEOPLE

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28 min

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SYNOPSIS

A man doesn’t choose his parents or the country he’s born in. The question of national identity determines fates of many, whether they like it or not. Citizens of many European countries go looking for a better life in the promised lands of the West, doing work local population doesn’t know or want to do. They’re looked upon as second class citizens and denied their basic human and social rights. In tandem with big business, the laws are tailored so that the exploitation of these people is legal.

Film is financially supported through the Europa for Citizens by Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) and co-funded by the National Foundation for Civil Society Development and Office for Associations by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

In the film are speaking: Armin Salihović, Jelko Kacin, Andreja Kulunčić, Andrej Kurnik, Inga Žic, Marija Pejčinović Burić, Srećko Horvat, Veronika Bajt, Walter Baler, Haris Golemis.

DIRECTOR
Đuro Gavran

SCREENWRITERS
Miljenka Čogelja, Đuro Gavran

CINEMATOGRAPHERS
Tamara Cesarec, Eva Kraljević

EDITOR
Nina Velnić

MUSIC
Friglob

PRODUCERS
Dana Budisavljević, Miljenka Čogelja, Iva Zenzerović

Cinemigrante film Festival in Buenos Aires – Best short film