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The fake refugee


Kristian Husted: Vahid

Theater man Kristian Husted goes undercover as a refugee, but unfortunately gets too little out of the transformation. 

Does anyone miss 206 children?

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In 2017, 206 children disappeared from Norwegian asylum centers, and we still do not know where they are. 

Rehumanization of refugees


Laurent Van Lancker: Kales

With a subdued and unobtrusive approach, director and anthropologist Laurent Van Lancker lets the residents of the now-destroyed camp at Calais describe their separated community in their own words.

Europe's self-harm 


Bernd Ulrich: Good morning, Abendland

It is dusk in the West. But the morning redness brings light, according to Bernd Ulrich.

A third-generation refugee returns home


Deborah Feldman: About Bitten

Despite all the conflicting feelings about the traces of Nazi Germany, American-Jewish Deborah Feldman feels for the first time at home.

Prison in the open air


Anne Poiret: Welcome to Refugeestan

How does the UNHCR run the refugee camps which together correspond to the size of the Netherlands? How do they manage to meet the needs of the 1000 new refugees who arrive every day? Welcome to Refugeestan.

Sweeter than sugar, heavier than salt


Reyan Tuvi: No Place For Tears

The Syrian war is also well felt in the Kurdish areas.

Syria war minute by minute


Sebastian Junger, Nick Quested. USA: Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS

New documentary explores IS's path to power in Syria – and what role international media played in it all.

A protection against violence


Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Refugees Corsair

Devoted to Thanh Nguyen's short stories is a protest against the inhumanisation of people groups. The release is both timely and universal. 

Through hell against Europe

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Eritreans on the run are beaten, raped and locked in, and risk their lives on the way across the Mediterranean. European policy means that they have no other options.

Documentary wounds


Mahdi Fleifel: Xenos (2013) and A Man Returned (2015)

Palestinian-Danish Mahdi Fleifel's films express the refugee's pain and despair.

We must not sit safely in our home and say: It is sad, poor ones!

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Although it is frightening that Arnulf Øverland's poems are as relevant today as they were in 1937, we see that the world is waking up.