Filmography


This page is dedicated to videos, films and documentaries on children on the move and the situation of migrants. We launched this space to share their stories and create awareness on the topic.

We have also collected other videos related to Terre des Hommes work on the field on ‘Stories‘.

If you want to contribute to this list and share stories on this issue, please send an email to info@destination-unknown.org

Never Arrive – The story of Farah 

‘Never Arrive’ tells the story of Farah Abdullahi Abdi, a young Somali refugee, who was forced to flee his home in Kenya because of persecution and stigma associated with his sexual orientation.  He came to Malta without his family at only 16 years of age.

directed by Aisha Roberson and Petra Spreij.

The art of becoming

The art of becoming is a poetical documentary on three unaccompanied minors from Afghanistan, Syria and Guinea, who hope for a stable future in Europe. Terre Des Hommes is partner of this film since it took the responsability of tracing family of Mamadou, one of the protagonists of the film, who was sent back to Guinea.

http://theartofbecoming.be/

“Fuocoammare” (Fire at Sea)

Winner of the Golden Bear 2016 for best film in Berlin. By the director Gianfranco Rosi’s, this documentary film addresses the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean and describes the particular situation of the Italian island of Lampedusa.

What if we take care of humans instead of caring about frontiers? Dream Corner

One of video-clips winners of the Video Contest “Shining Stars of Europe”, 4th edition on Development Cooperation. 150 seconds to make a difference!

Time to look at girls: migrants in Bangladesh and Ethiopia

A documentary directed by Marco Speroni, produced and researched by Katarzyna E. GRABSKA, Nicoletta DEL FRANCO and Marina de REGT. The story of two adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Ethiopia who decided to leave their families and relatives to migrant to cities in order to find better future opportunities.

CHILDREN ON THE MOVE IN CITIES

Joint IOM-Save the Children documentary about children on the move’s experience during their migratory journey through and towards cities, in Turkey, Italy and Sweden, their expectation and challenges they face and what the reality looks like.

STEPPING FORWARD – TEASER

A documentary produced by Bildwerkfilm, on the situation of refugees in Malta the smallest member state,at the crossroads between Africa and Europe,becomes the symbol of an overdue turn in its asylum policy. The island exhibits the way the EU is dealing with its newcomers and points to the development of a humanitarian crisis at its southern borders.

MAYBE TOMORROW

produced by the Italian Council for Refugees (CIR) in the frame of the project “Access to Protection: a human right” funded by EPIM. The video was shot by Stefano Liberti and Mario Poeta.

NOWHERE LINE: VOICES FROM MANUS ISLAND – TRAILER

by Lukas Schrank

‘Nowhere Line: Voices from Manus Island’ is an animated short film, which tells the stories of two men, currently detained in Australia’s notorious Manus Island Processing Centre.’

THE LAND BETWEEN

Davide Fedele, the film maker presents his documentary as such :

THE LAND BETWEEN offers an intimate insight into the hidden and desperate lives of Sub-Saharan African migrants living in the mountains of northern Morocco. For most, their dream is to enter Europe by jumping a highly-militarised barrier into Melilla, a Spanish enclave on the African continent.

The film is available with English, French, Spanish, Italian & German Subtitles on www.thelandbetweenfilm.com

Farah interviewed Commissioner Malmström 

Farah Abdi Adbullahi, a Somali refugee living in Malta, passed through many difficulties and risks during his journey from Kenya to Malta. Discover his personal story: Farah’s Unknown Destination

FILMS:

LA JAULA DE ORO

by Diego Quemada-Díez

A road movie about teenage Guatemalan migrants and their journey to the U.S.

See our post on unaccompanied children at the Mexico-USA border.

WHO IS DAYANI CRISTAL ?

by GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL AND MARC SILVER

It  tells the story of a migrant who found himself in the deadly stretch of desert known as “the corridor of death” and shows how one life becomes testimony to the tragic results of the U.S. war on immigration.

MARE CHIUSO 

by Andrea Segre

FILM available on YouTube

IO STO CON LA SPOSA 

by Antonio Augugliaro, Gabriele Del Grande, Khaled Soliman Al Nassiry

COSE DI QUESTO MONDO

by Michael Winterbottom

A LAND OF TRANSIT

by Paolo Martino

TV:

The Italian Solution, a documentary about ‪Marenostrum of the Australian tv ABC: