In the Roya valley located between France and Italy, thousands of migrants try to cross the border each month in search for a better life. Cédric Herrou, a local farmer, has been welcoming migrants at his home since the beginning of the crisis, turning his backyard into a much-needed shelter. With the help of friends and volunteers, he challenges French immigration policies, which enables these families to set foot on French soil and seek asylum. Filmed over three years by documentary filmmaker Michel Toesca, this everyday hero will do anything to help them, even risk his own freedom.
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