A standout at the Venice Film Festival, Amer’s film follows a young Arab woman in France whose traumatic upbringing leads her to a terrible fate.
Afghans are the biggest group of asylum seekers in France – that means they are also the biggest targets of state-sanctioned police violence.
Users dubbed the “walking dead” by locals who post voyeuristic videos online are seeking refuge in city parks as French authorities fail to get a grip.
And co-opts a lot of urbanist talking points in the process.
"I am happy to announce we have been fined," said the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.
Videos show police breaking up a makeshift camp in the centre of Paris, before pursuing people through streets with tear gas, and beating them with batons.
A string of attacks linked to France’s second lockdown and a hate-filled Twitter post have shocked the Asian community.
Maybe all of this is young people's fault after all.
Coronavirus has cancelled our holiday plans. Could I recreate a trip to Amsterdam, Paris or Lisbon from home?
George Floyd Is Reminding Paris of Adama Traoré. Protesters There Burned an American Flag in the Streets.
“What is happening in the United States is an echo of what is happening in France.”
À l'époque du Sphinx ou du One-Two-Two, le Tout-Paris, la jetset de l’époque, se rendait au bordel pour se divertir, manger et danser.