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Gitans, Tziganes, Gens du Voyage : le droit de vivre. Les rushes - L’expulsion 1 (2013)

Ethnographic archive documentary

Direction : Eric Pons, Roland Cottet
Production : Idemec, Roland Cottet
Original idea : Marc Bordigoni
Screenplay and post-production : Eric Pons
Photography and sound director : Roland Cottet
Length : 30 minutes
Language : French

This documentary, post-produced by the Idemec, is an editing version of the Roland Cottet’s rushes of the movie "Gitans, Tziganes, Gens du Voyage : le droit de vivre" (2004). Post-produced with Roland Cottet’s authorization, it is a part of documentaries serie entitled "Gitans, Tziganes, Gens du Voyage : le droit de vivre. Les rushes", which gathers by theme Roland cottet’s rushes of the original movie.

This movie must only be considered as an ethnographic archive.

In Vitrolles (Bouches-du-Rhône, France) on 13th February 2004, early in the morning, the police evicted a group of Travellers. Knowing this group, Roland Cottet and his team joined to them at 11.30 in a new camping place in Aix-en-Provence, after the police leaving. In front of the camera, members of the community then explain the events and tell out their anger.


Persons who appear on the movie have given authorization to Roland Cottet for a free use of photography and sounds.

This movie is an archive documentary, posted online with Roland Cottet’s authorization. Authorization for using pictures or sounds from this film must prior have been ask to the Idemec and Roland Cottet and accepted from them.

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