Exodus: Our Journey To Europe

April 2018

Season 1 Episode 3

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Alaigie is preparing to leave Gambia to travel 'the back way', 6,000 kilometres to Italy to find work. Following his father's death, Alaigie's dreams of becoming an engineer were shattered and he needs to earn money to support his family. He films the dangerous journey through Africa via a network of smugglers, at the mercy of thieves and violent border guards, across the Sahara in overloaded trucks to Tripoli where he is kidnapped and held for ransom.

Season 1 Episode 2

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Ahmad's journey continues through this episode. A Syrian Kurd, he has reached Athens, and rather than take the long and uncertain overland route through Europe, he negotiates with a smuggler for a fake passport that he can use to fly to France. Also leaving Athens is 21-year-old Sadiq from Afghanistan, fleeing Taliban repression and violence for Finland - a country of which he's never even seen a picture. Meanwhile, 11-year-old Isra and her family group of 16 people are approaching the Serbian ...

Season 1 Episode 1

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In 2015, filmmakers gave 75 cameras to people from all over the world to film where regular film crews can't go: on the inflatable dinghies crossing from Turkey to Greece; in the back of lorries entering Eurostar; or on open trucks driven by people smugglers across the Sahara. The result is this award-winning documentary: a terrifyingly intimate and uniquely epic portrait of what has become the biggest story of the decade: the migrant crisis. This first episode begins as hundreds of thousands o...