A story of six young refugees who have started a new life in Germany. As children they were driven from their families and their homeland by misery and violence. After their arrival in Germany they are accommodated as “orphans” in youth homes.
Berlin's historic defunct Tempelhof Airport remains a place of arrivals and departures. Today its massive hangars are used as Germany's largest emergency shelter for asylum seekers, like 18-year-old Syrian refugee Ibrahim...
Out in desert-like nature, living in the shadows of the immense fence that is erected to control Mexican immigration, seven Americans tell how the border transforms their lives.
Bab Sebta is a series of reconstructed situations observed at Ceuta, the Spanish enclave on Moroccan soil. This site is the theater of the trafficking of goods manufactured and sold at cut-rate prices. Thousands of people work in it each day.
After the 2014 coup d’état in Thailand, 400 citizens associated with political activism were summoned by the Junta, and many more were accused. Writer-activist Wat Wanlayangkool was among those summoned, but he decided not to report himself but fly away from the country.
"Argentinian Lesson" with its visual aesthetics, its rhythm and composition parallels a narration of a fiction film.
Can peace between Israel and Palestine be possible without the return of the Palestinian refugees to their homeland which has now become Israel?
Aqabat-Jaber is one of the sixty Palestinian refugee camps built in the Middle East by the UN at the beginning of the 1950s. Filmed in 1987, a few months before the Intifada, this film tells the story of a disinherited generation brought up in the nostalgia of places they never knew and which no longer exist. The story of a temporary solution that became a permanent way of life.
An intimate, humorous, portrait of three generations of exile in the refugee camp of Ain el-Helweh, in southern Lebanon.
Reda's dreams of escaping the Palestinian refugee camp ended in failure. He returned with a heroin addiction to life in a camp, being torn apart. Against all odds he decides to marry his childhood sweetheart; a love story, bittersweet as the camp itself.
Mahdi Fleifel went back to the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp in Lebanon to visit his friend. When he arrived, thousands of Palestinians have just taken to the streets to protest against discriminatory measures by the Lebanese government. A sociological meditation on the different “exits” that young Palestinians choose, in order to cope with life in the refugee camps.
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