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Rolland, Jean-Michel

Jean-Michel Rolland
French videomaker


participant in
SFC – Shoah Film Collection

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video title:
“It’s Forbidden” – “C’est Interdit”
2011, 1mn 05s

It is forbidden to film in French train stations (except when expressly authorized by the station master). This prohibition, a remnant of history, is reminiscent of the sad memories of deportations that occurred during World War II. This station entering, turned without authorization in the south of France, does credit to the station agent who knows the directives of his superiors but does not want, unlike his colleagues of the past, to be too zealous to enforce them.