Refugees

  • 75 min.

    Far from the villages

    Zuchuat , Olivier, 2008

    Filmmaker Olivier Zuchuat joins the refugees of the Darfur conflict in eastern Chad where they create their own way of life and means of survival.

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  • 113 min.

    The arrivals

    Bories, Claudine & Chagnard, Patrice, 2012

    A painful but important French documentary about what happens to a handful of foreigners who present themselves as asylum-seekers to a Paris charitable organization specialized in such cases, seeking permission to remain in France.

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  • 50 min.

    Home and Away

    Vyvere, Ann Van de, 2010

    Imagine the following situation: your house is about to explode and you have exactly three seconds to save one item. Which precious item do you rescue from the fire?

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  • 74 min.

    Refugees: who needs them?

    Miles Roston, 2012

    A very touching view on the lives of refugees in The Netherlands, brought with a bit of humor.

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  • 47 min.

    Niggers

    Martino, Antonio, 2010

    What happens to African asylum seekers once they have reached Italian coasts?

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  • 24 min.

    Angels on our shoulder

    Spitz, Andy, 2008

    On Saturday 17 march 2008, 4 days after xenophobic violence erupted in Alexandra, South Africa, the squatter camps and townships around Germiston and Primrose exploded.

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  • 53 min.

    Al Nakba

    Brunner, Benny, 1997

    Al Nakba is a term meaning "cataclysm" or "the catastrophe". It is the term with which Palestinians usually refer to the refugee flight of the Palestinian Arabs during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, or more specifically the,Palestinian exodus.

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  • 52 min.

    A journey through hell

    Grandclément, Daniel, 2007

    Not only Europe is considered as a refuge for Africans who attempt to flee famine and war in their home countries. In this confronting documentary the French journalist Daniel Grandclement follows people who are trying to make it to the Middle East.

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  • 45 min.

    Finding Mercy

    Paterson, Robyn, 2012

    By trying to find her childhood friend Mercy, filmmaker Robyn ends up encountering the chilling truth about contemporary Zimbabwe.

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  • 95 min.

    Little Alien

    Kusturica, Nina, 2009

    This film documents 8 minors who fled from the danger and hostility in their homelands and made a long, dreadful journey to safety in Austria.

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  • 59 min.

    Displaced

    Pettersson, Jennifer, 2009

    What moves aid-workers to go to the most remote, inhospitable and dangerous places in the world to help other people? What are their true motives and can they really make a difference?

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  • 80 min.

    Death in Gaza

    Miller, James, 2004

    In an attempt to capture the lives of the children on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, James Millers own life ended tragically. He got killed by Israeli gunfire while filming in the Palestinian area on the Gaza strip .

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  • 52 min.

    Han, the price of freedom

    Dereims, Alexandre, 2009

    With dictator Kim Jong-Il being in control, the political situation in North Korea has forced a large segment of the population to literally run for their lives.

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  • 56 min.

    The interview

    Rohder Tvedt, Charlotte, 2006

    The documentary gives a good impression of the asylum process in Norway involving UDI, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.

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  • 60 min.

    Crossroads

    Molenaar, Hillie & Wijk, Joop van, 1997

    This documentary highlights the changes due to the massive flow of Rwandan civil war refugees to Tanzania in 1994.

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  • 55 min.

    I see the stars at noon

    Taji Farouky, Saeed, 2005

    I see the stars at noon is a portrait of 26-year-old Abdelfattah. He is Moroccan and plans to enter Europe illegally via the Strait of Gibraltar, the narrow channel between Spain and Morocco.

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  • 52 min.

    Bernard Kouchner

    Citroen, Elisabeth, 2005

    Regisseur Elisabeth Citroen volgt in deze documentaire het leven van de opmerkelijke Franse minister van Buitenlandse Zaken: Bernard Kouchner.

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  • 77 min.

    Arlit: Second Paris

    Mora-Kpai, Idrissou, 2005

    Arlit, once was a booming uranium-mining town in Niger. In Arlit are living migrants from different parts of Africa and the Tuaregs who live there.

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  • 80 min.

    De Nadie

    Dirdamal, Tin, 2005

    The story of a Central American immigrant's difficult journey to the United States in search for a better life. Een verhaal van arme mensen die vanuit Centraal Amerika enorme afstanden afleggen met de hoop op een beter leven in de Verenigde Staten.

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  • 52 min.

    In a white man's land

    Landstra, Kim, 2000

    In a White Man's Land is the story of three young refugees, Bernard, Toni and Pedro, who share their life stories in the film.

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  • 52 min.

    The return

    Verhey, Joost, 1990

    If you've read khaled Hosseini bestsellers A thousand splendid suns or Kite Runner, than the documentary film The Return by Joost Verhey is a must see. The Return takes you back to the Afghan refugee camps in 1989/1990.

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  • 52 min.

    The concrete curtain

    Brunner, Benny, 2005

    Following on from his 2004 film The Wall, Brunners latest documentary focuses on the impact of Israel's expropriations for and construction of the West Bank wall as it encircles and carves apart integral parts of Palestinian East Jerusalem.

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  • 50 min.

    Electronic Curtain

    Grotenhuis, Walther, 1997

    Each year millions of poor people try to enter Europe and the U.S illegally. This documentary focuses on the German-Polish border, which is one of the worlds hottest spots for human trafficking.

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