It all begins at a STARTING POINT.

“I am not a refugee anymore, I am a filmmaker!”
Eli Fazlolah (ReFOCUS)

Based on Eli’s inspiring quote, the Starting Point event aims to explore together the journey of integrating media makers in exile.

Date: March 20, 2024
Time: Entry from 6 p.m
Location: Atelier Gardens Berlin, House 12
Oberlandstrasse 26-35, 12099 Berlin

Together with:
The founders and students of ReFOCUS Media Labs / Katja Riemann / Nyima Jadama / Sea-Watch e.V. / Politicians / Amal Berlin / New German Media Makers e. V. / Forensic Architecture

In addition to film screenings (including “Nothing About us Without us”), music performances, panel discussions and a reading from Katja Riemann’s brand new book (“Time of Fences: Places of Escape”), we want to be the starting point for positively connoted integration and the expansion of Bring ReFOCUS to Berlin.

Nyima Jadama guides as the moderator through the evening.

Katja Riemann reads from her book “Zeit der Zäune – Orte der Flucht

ReFOCUS, together with Forensic Architecture presents their film “Nothing about us with out us

Sea Watch and Gökay Akbulut MdB lead a joint discussion round

Neue Deutsche Medienmacher:innen and Amal Berlin provide informational materials

Art under pressure exhibits artworks

Time

18:00

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