Hotel President opens a multifaceted view to a centrally located four-star hotel in Berlin that is currently used to accommodate asylum seekers. The short film includes interviews with asylum seekers, whose thoughts are contrasted with portraits of presidents, prime ministers and other politicians who seem to be giving the asylum seekers a warm welcome to the “West”.
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English title / Hotel President
Original title / Hotel President
Keywords / migration, urban landscape, interaction
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:05:12
Language / Arabic
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2018
Cast / Elina Oikari (Cinematographer), Yassine Khaled (Cinematographer), Jyri Pirinen (Composer), Elina Oikari (Director), Elina Oikari (Editor), TAIKE / - (Funder), Yassine Khaled (Translator), Elina Oikari (Script), Elina Oikari (Author), Jyri Pirinen (Sound Design)