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Dokfilm: Mama Illegal

Prize-winner 2014
European CIVIS Television Prize – information

Prize-winner:Ed Moschitz
Editorial:Ines Pedoth
Direction:Ed Moschitz
Documentary, ORF

They clean other people’s homes, take care of the children, care for the elderly – and live in constant fear of being deported. They work in secret, invisible, illegal. The separation from their family is the price for their future. Their becomes a world in which it is difficult for them to cope. The children grow up alone, the husbands are alienated. The documentary traces seven years in the lives of three women from Moldova. The film shows the price for a better life.

Excerpt from the jury’s statement
Highly topical, moving, shocking – outstanding in form and content.


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