Duration: 52. min
World premiere: Liburnija film festival 2016.
The film follows a couple of young boys in the Saharian refugee camp „February 27“ located in the bleak desert area of southwestern Algiers. One by one, they ran away from the occupied part of Western Sahara. Music is their only weapon in the everlasting struggle for freedom and independence of their own country – Western Sahara.
Documentary film “News from Laayoune” has received special mention by the Václav Havel Jury at One World Film Festival in Prague. The prize is awarded to films that make an extraordinary contribution to the defense of human rights.