Marseille, an open city with a third of housing in closed residences, surrounded by barriers or walls.

Sarah lives on the edge of Coin Joli, a suburban neighborhood that used to be free to cross, but whose streets have been progressively blocked.

Determined, she is committed against these closings that are spreading in dominoes, from residences to residences, generating detours and conflicts.

Immersion in this little part of the city that draws another Marseille, that of tomorrow, in an unstable balance between individual aspirations, private property and the desire for a city open and common to all.

Director Biography – Marie-Noëlle Battaglia

After training in human sciences specializing in issues related to the city and the territories, Marie-Noëlle Battaglia entered CREADOC in Angoulême in 2013 to train in writing and directing radio and video documentaries. Sound and image then become his preferred mode of expression for telling social realities, life stories or even spaces.

Her documentary work explores in particular urban issues, territorial appropriation, migration and even precariousness.

In addition, Marie-Noëlle Battaglia is a member of the Panthère Première review, a semi-annual review of social criticism.