I Broke My Future - Paradise Europe
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I Broke My Future - Paradise Europe
A documentary with insights into the lives of four Africans who have made it to ‘Paradise Europe’.
Title: I Broke My Future - Paradise Europe
Original Title: I Broke My Future - Paradies Europa
Language versions: English with German subtitles
Length: 80 min
Director: Carla Gunnesch
Screenplay: Carla Gunnesch
Cinematography: Jakub Bejnarowicz
Editing: Martin Kohlmann
Sound: Sintje Rosema
Sound Mix: Sven Beyer, Thomas Vollmer, Holger Klöden
Music: Henning Brand, Wolfgang M. Neumann, Nicole Nagel, Adrian Ils
Production: Cardo Film Produktion, Kohlmann Media Production, DIGIM, Carla Gunnesch
Festivals: 2007-2008: “ueber morgen” bundesweite Filmfestival (D)
Age Recommendation: 12
Norway, 51 min.
Norway , 51 min
D: Thomas A. Østbye
Norwegian (Subtitled: EN)
Who are we without ID? Refugee claimant Emanuel can’t convince anyone of who he is. He arrived in Norway as a stowaway in 2003 and says he's Liberian. Norwegian authorities believe he's Ghanian and sent him “back”. The Ghanaians returned him to Norway.
Germany, 46 min.
Ein Leben mit der Duldung
Germany , 46 min
D: Appolain Siewe
German (original version), Various languages (Subtitled: EN, FR)
A family which has been living in Berlin for 18 years, still struggles to attain permanent residence and a work permit. The imminent danger of deportation to Angola lies like a dark cloud over their lives.
Germany, 92 min.
Me Boss, You Sneakers! Ich Chef, du Turnschuh
Germany , 92 min
D: Hussi Kutlucan
Director Hussi Kutlucan stars in the lead role of this German art house comedy of survival. Hilarious and touching, it tells the story of an asylum seeker who wants to start a new life Berlin. Dudie is a refugee from Armenia who is followed by a string of bad luck. But things also have a way of working out. Winner of three Grimme-Preis awards.
Germany, Poland, 35 min.
USA, 91 min.
USA , 91 min
D: Christian Karim Chrobog
English (Subtitled: DE)
War Child is documentary about Emmanuel Jamal, who grew up in Sudan. Today, the man whose childhood was filled with unimaginable hardship and violence, and who was a Sudanese child soldier, is now a world famous rap star on a mission.
Germany, 94 min.
What is not legal can still be legitimate
Germany , 94 min
D: Petra Gerschner, Michael Backmund
German (Subtitled: EN)
This German documentary tells the story of Martin Löwenberg, a former concentration camp prisoner and a resistance fighter against national socialism. How did he maintain his unwavering stance against arbitrary state policies and authorities?
Germany, 85 min.
Germany , 85 min
D: Bettina Haasen
French (Subtitled: EN)
HOTEL SAHARA is a film journey to the last invisible border separating the West-African coast and Europe. Travelers from Sub-Saharian countries arrive in Nouhadibou, or Hotel Sahara in Mauritania. Only a small fraction of the African refugees that depart from here ever manage to reach the other side.
Austria, 94 min.
Austria , 94 min
D: Nina Kusturica
German, English (original version, Subtitled: DE, EN, ES, FR, HV, JP)
" Europe, Europe, je viens chez toi! " Des filles et des garçons demandeurs d'asile en provenance d'Afrique et d'Asie Centrale fuient leur patrie pour se rendre en Europe, attirés par la richesse et à la recherche d'un endroit sûr pour (sur)vivre. Dans LITTLE ALIEN, Nina Kusturica présente des teenagers réfugiés qui fuient seuls vers l'Europe en prenant de très grands risques afin de quitter des régions en crise.