158 million people live in Indian slums under very extreme insalubrity. Millions of children play surrounded by rubbish, cows, rats and excrements. Garib Nagar slum, in Bandra district (Bombay, India) is Rubin’s home, a 12- year old girl who aims to become an actress and change the slum into a more clean and habitable place.
On three October 2013, a boat carrying 500 Eritrean refugees sunk off the coast of the Italian island Lampedusa. More than 360 people drowned. Abraham, one of the survivors, walks through a graveyard of shipwrecks and vividly remembers the nightmarish experience.
As a Jew growing up in Baltimore, he learned to fear the German people. Through recurring travels to Berlin, he now initiated his own reconciliation project. This animated film, posing the big questions about good and evil, provides disconcerting answers.
Being human is a fragile and fleeting opportunity to experience life and the universe around us. In the face of overwhelming darkness all we can do is to rely and find solace in one another. This film is based on authentic emergency calls and radio calls.