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Detours 5: The last cola in the desert

A small Costa Rican surfing city is the unexpected final home for people leaving Asia and Africa in search of a better life in the US.

A small Costa Rican surfing city is the unexpected final home for people leaving Asia and Africa in search of a better life in the US. Hosted by Academy Award-winning documentary film-maker Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna, Diego Maradona), this is the last episode in a five-part series from BBC World Service in collaboration with Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute. Detours takes us off the main roads of our lives, following people who didn’t end up where they expected.

Producer: Katy Long

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27 minutes

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