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All against all

REFUGEES:
Translated from English by Signe Prøis: Behrouz Boochani: Only the mountains are my friend

Unity is pulverized, everyone just thinks of managing on their own, surviving, tearing up an extra bite of food, a place in the food queue or the telephone queue.

The Art of Escape: A European Nightmare

MIGRANTS:
Hassan Fazili: Midnight Traveler

The Fazili family are migrants. They record mobile phones of their dangerous journey from Afghanistan via the migrant route in the Balkans and to an uncertain future in Europe.

Where were your revolutionaries, Karl?

PHILOSOPHY:
Christian Labhart: Passion – Between Revolt and Resignation

The documentary Passion – Between Revolt and Resignation reflects on man's willingness to engage in his time and to revolt.

The earth accounts for the politics of capitalism

URBANIZATION:
Brett Story: The Hottest August

The Hottest August holds up a mirror that reveals the underlying anxiety of modern survival strategy.

Can Islam be modernized?

REFORM:
Sylo Taraku: The struggle for freedom in Islam

A thorough presentation and discussion of the work that is being done to reform Islam, in Norway and internationally.

Fears of fear

BORDER CONTROL:
Nikolaus Geyrhalter: The Border Fence

With or without fences, Europe will have to take part in the constantly changing world outside.

About the Migration Filmmaker

MIGRATION:
Élodie Lélu: Lettre à Theo

In Lettre à Theo ("Letter to Theo"), director Élodie Lélu explores the visions and work of the late Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos related to the refugee crisis in Greece.

From the front in the war on refugees

THE REFUGEE CRISIS:
Ai Weiwei: The Rest

Chinese artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei follows up his documentary Human Flow with a report from the war zones awaiting refugees in Europe. The Rest is about the millions who came to seek shelter but did not find it.

New borders in Europe

CONTROL:
Antonis Vradis, Evie Papada, Joe Painter, Anna Papoutsi: New Borders. Hotspots and the European Migration Regime

Today's European refugee policy is no longer about respect for free movement but about control.

Europe's perfected crime


Markus Imhoof: Eldorado

The documentary Eldorado addresses Europe's cynical treatment of refugees and reminds us that Europeans themselves were on the run for scarce 100 years ago.

Is it a crime to save lives?


Michel Toesca: Libre (To the Four Winds)

France sentenced its own citizens to prison for assisting people in need. Europe is letting the tangled remains of its morals and ethics drown in the Mediterranean. Libre follows a man who is protesting.

Children on the run


Ida Theresa Myklebost: Unwelcome

On the border between Greece and Macedonia, the Al Bakri family lives in a makeshift tent camp. They have fled from the hell of the war in Syria, to the hell of refugee existence in Europe. What do you do when the only thing you own is hope?