The Passport - A Paper BorderMaking History

17 min
Available from 22/04/2021 to 13/07/2021

The object seems recent: its international standardisation is barely a century old, and yet questions of identification and control have never ceased to haunt the history of societies. For the passport was invented to control populations considered dangerous: Vagrants, deserters, illegal immigrants.


  • Director :
    • Jean-Dominique Ferrucci
  • Country :
    • France
  • Year :
    • 2020