EFF
New Edition
The World is My Home
The 14th International Exile Film Festival
Gothenburg, Sweden 8-14 November 2019

Citizens of Nothingness

Citizens of nothingness (2019)

52 min - Fiction - 20 August 2019
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An Afghan political refuge has just arrived in Italy and look for hospitality and protection but she find herself collide with a daily reality that marginalizes and makes her feel out of place. The alienating condition is reflected by choosing non-sites as locations of the film. Documents and passports have ambivalent value, they are just pass-through to freedom and control tools. The refugee status slips to the apathy of a nobody's land.

Director:  Razi Mohebi
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An Afghan political refuge has just arrived in Italy and look for hospitality and protection but she find herself collide with a daily reality that marginalizes and makes her feel out of place. The alienating condition is reflected by choosing non-sites as locations of the film. Documents and passports have ambivalent value, they are just pass-through to freedom and control tools. The refugee status slips to the apathy of a nobody's land.


Collections: EFF-17

Genres: Fiction

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Country:  Italy
Language:  Italian, Persian, English text
Release Date:  20 August 2019

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Runtime:  0 h 52 min

Broken border

Broken border (2019)

18 min - Documentary - 20 August 2019
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Small town in zero point borders between two countries can be an interesting place that some changes are imposed to that area during years, without readiness of its native people. Smuggling is one of the ways of entering those changes. The people are the main subject of smuggling in borders and instead of tolerating difficulties, they earn money … a silent narration of complicated people and their equipment’s , have lost in mountains, villages and border roads … they didn’t talk , They were just working … I didn’t talk either.

Director:  Keywan Karimi
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Small town in zero point borders between two countries can be an interesting place that some changes are imposed to that area during years, without readiness of its native people. Smuggling is one of the ways of entering those changes. The people are the main subject of smuggling in borders and instead of tolerating difficulties, they earn money … a silent narration of complicated people and their equipment’s , have lost in mountains, villages and border roads … they didn’t talk , They were just working … I didn’t talk either.


Collections: EFF-17

Genres: Documentary

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Country:  Iran
Language:  Persian, english text
Release Date:  20 August 2019

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Runtime:  0 h 18 min

Lost Paradise

Lost paradise (2019)

18 min - Documentary - 20 August 2019
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In Switzerland, Mortaza Shahed met a refugee who, like him, comes from Afghanistan and belongs to the Hazara ethnic group. They have been persecuted and discriminated for decades in their homeland: “A lot of us fled to Iran in search for a life without violence and discrimination. But there what we met is discrimination again... only second-class citizens after decades. The last hope is Europe. So thousand came here to find justice. Here I spoke to an afghan refugee and heard his story.”

Director:  Mortaza Shahed
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In Switzerland, Mortaza Shahed met a refugee who, like him, comes from Afghanistan and belongs to the Hazara ethnic group. They have been persecuted and discriminated for decades in their homeland: “A lot of us fled to Iran in search for a life without violence and discrimination. But there what we met is discrimination again... only second-class citizens after decades. The last hope is Europe. So thousand came here to find justice. Here I spoke to an afghan refugee and heard his story.”


Collections: EFF-17

Genres: Documentary

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Country:  Switzerland
Language:  Dari, Persian, English text
Release Date:  20 August 2019

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Runtime:  0 h 18 min