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Beggar's Oasis: In an increasingly hostile Europe, a ban on begging forces the Roma out of the Swiss town. But where to next?

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The Roma can be found in towns and cities across Europe, but how do local populations feel about their presence? This film follows the bid in Lausanne for a ban on begging that will effectively force the Roma out of the Swiss town. In doing so, it sheds a spotlight on a people shunned by respectable society. In an increasingly hostile Europe, their way of life has few safe havens, leaving the Roma will a serious dilemma - where to next?

Beggar's Oasis provides a moving snapshot of one Roma community's tragic struggle; with nowhere to turn in a city that rejects them, they must once again move on in the search of a better future.

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