Li Ké Terra

  • 9 10
  • 2010
  • 65min
Li Ké Terra
  • Portuguese
  • English, French, Portuguese

Miguel and Rubén, two Cape Verdean immigrant descendants living in Portugal, find themselves in limbo. They both have dreams, including becoming full Portuguese citizens. But where they belong to until then?

Li Ké Terra
  • Portuguese
  • English, French, Portuguese
Awards

AWARDS: Grande Prémio CGD para Melhor longa metragem portuguesa, Escolas Award. Doclisboa Festival Internacional de Cinema/ MiradasDoc – Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Guía de Isora

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Cinema Du Réel/ Doclisboa Festival Internacional de Cinema/ Mostra do documentário Português/ Krakow Film Festival/ DOK.FEST MUNCHEN International Documentary Film Festival/ Med/ CINEMIGRANTE/ MOVICA – Mostra de Vídeo e Cinema Africano/ MiradasDoc – Festival Internacional de Cine Documental de Guía de Isora/ Pravo Ljudski Film Festival/ Sottodiciotto Film Festival/ Cinesul Iber-American Film and Video Festival / Culture Unplugged (We Speak Here)/ Festival ImigrArte/ Black Movie Film Festival Extrema’doc Cine Documental/ Plateau – Festival Internacional de Cinema/ Close-Up – Observatório de Cinema “Infância e Juventude”

Li Ké Terra. The identity of a stateless person

This documentary tells the story of Miguel and Ruben, two Cape Verdean immigrant descendants who live in Portugal but have no legal documents. 

They are torn between the desire to be a full Portuguese citizen and the obstacles they find in their day to day. 

Proud of being who they are they keep on dreaming of their future expressing at the same time their wishes for a better life.