Global Migration and Flight

All of me

Arturo González Villaseñor
Mexico | OmeU
Q&A with:
Arturo González Villaseñor
Women cook huge amounts of rice in large pots, care­ful­ly hand­pick­ing beans to serve with it while metic­u­lous­ly wrap­ping the food in little pack­ages. These women, Las Patronas, are get­ting … read more

Borders

Jacqueline van Vugt
Netherlands | OmeU
Q&A with:
Jacqueline van Vugt
“When you don’t have papers in this coun­try, you suffer,” as one young Niger­ian woman in the Nether­lands knows first­hand. When she arrived here, human traf­fick­ers forced her to pay … read more

Iraqi Odyssey

Samir
Germany, Switzerland, UAE, USA 2014 | 163 Min. | OmU
Q&A with:
Samir
The lives of the mem­bers of Samir’s Iraqi family – pro­tag­o­nists in a ver­i­ta­ble odyssey now living in the dias­po­ra – pro­vide the film­mak­er with an oppor­tu­ni­ty to explore the … read more

Once Upon a Time

Eric Glijnis, Kazim Öz
Turkey | OmeU
While its title leads us to expect a tall tale, Once Upon a Time imme­di­ate­ly foils that expec­ta­tion. In obser­va­tion­al cinema mode, we follow a large family of Turk­ish Kurds … read more