Biografie Trésor


Trésor hail from Cameroon. He managed to cross over into Europe, after arduous journeys, by way of the Spanish enclave Melilla on the northern Moroccan coast. Trésor witnessed how others had to pay with their lives when trying to cross the barbed wire-covered NATO border fence around the fortress like Melilla. The film BOZA, which will be screened in a special event at festival’s end with Trésor in attendance, documents the arduous journeys of countless clandestine migrants to Europe.

Trésor was born in 1980 in Edea and has been living as an illegal immigrant in Europe since 2004. He has been featured in numerous documentaries as a witness to contemporary history, and he has set up a Facebook page and a website on the subject ( Since his arrival in Europe, he has been involved in efforts for the rights of migrants, such as the June 2014 “Freedom March to Brussels”, in which numerous activists marched from Strasbourg and through Schengen to Brussels.

Filmografie (Auswahl) zu Trésor