Zine N° 22 - A French Youth (*w/ signed print*)

@ Lequeux, Hervé



Publisher's presentation :

"A French youth by Hervé Lequeux is a story that takes the opposite view to stereotypes and prejudices regarding French working-class areas and people who are suffering. It’s a story about a certain misunderstanding of French history : most of French citizens have foreign roots and their personal stories are marked by migration. But they are suffering from a poor public image. And the January 15th terrorist attacks in Paris have contributed to their stigmatization.

Nowadays, the French youth living in the working-class areas is for a large part Muslim and from the African continent. They build the multicultural French society. These young people are an evidence of present times. They are an indication for the future. The documentary A French Youth doesn’t want to give a naïve and optimistic picture of reality. Its main aim is to deal with reality, shed light on these unknown faces and share the everyday life of youth from French poor areas. Following an imaginary line running from the Northern districts of Amiens to the Northern neighbourhoods of Marseille, through suburbs in Paris and Lyon, A French Youth picks up, step by step, through encounters, the issues young people have to face.

Following several personal itineraries in Amiens, Villetaneuse, Les Mureaux, Saint-Etienne, Marseilles, for a few weeks, we live with them side by side in their environment, and share their joy and their sorrow. A French Youth documents a History of the present time."

40 pages - Softcover

Editions Bessard, 2015

*w/ Signed Print*

New - Mint Condition

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