Band of Exile

Band of Exile

| 58 min

Here in Toronto, four young Somali refugees are finishing high school. What did they bring with them? What did they find in Canada? Their testimonies, about us and about themselves, interspersed with newsreel footage and sequences of a theatrical creation in which they put all their soul, make them immediately endearing and overturn many prejudices held against refugees. A film that makes you want to get to know them better.

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Band of Exile, Yves Bisaillon, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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Credits
  • director
    Yves Bisaillon
  • script
    Yves Bisaillon
  • producer
    Alan Collins
  • executive producer
    Alan Collins
    Mikale-Andrée Joly
  • editing
    Alan Collins
  • sound editing
    Alan Collins
  • line producer
    Lucie Amyot
  • photography
    Philippe Champion
  • sound
    Stuart French
  • music
    Philippe Lapointe
  • participation
    Fuaad Kaamil
    Ifrah Hashi
    Faiza Ismail
    Yusuf Ibrahim
    Gilles Vigneault
    Idriss Ahmed