« No London Today » is an immersion into the world of five young refugees, Chafik, Aron, Abraham, Henok and Ermias, waiting and wandering in Calais, trying illegally to reach England.
"No london today". That's exactly the words Arman told me the first time I met him. We were sitting on a bench, in the street. I was on holidays in Calais, a city in the north of France, he was waiting for the night to fall, to reach England as a clandestine. That's where this strange trip started, a still trip in another Calais with no beaches, no terraces and no place in the sun.
Auroville, a cosmopolitan town in the South-East of India, has been named « the City of Dawn » four decades ago by the Mother, spiritual companion of the great indian sage Sri Aurobindo who dedicated his whole life to the evolution of consciousness. Nowadays, Auroville has 2200 inhabitants spread out into 100 communities.
Day and night, Shida tirelessly draws portraits of her five sons, currently reported missing. Like thousands of other women in Srebrenica, she lives in her dreams and takes part in the protests demanding that justice be done. For the first time in History, a large-scale initiative has been launched to search for the 27.731 people who went missing during the war in Bosnia-Herzegovinia.