Gigi, Monica... and Bianca (Benoît Dervaux, 1996)

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A documentary about Gigi and Monica, two street children living in a train station in Bucharest. Monica is expecting a baby. Gigi wants to leave the obscurity of the street and tells us his dreams.

Gigi, Monica... and Bianca (Benoît Dervaux, 1996)

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Avila makes films available online through video on demand and offers both contemporary and classic documentary and fiction films. The platform takes off with a selection of Belgian work.