A Camp is a Wall in a Forest

Anna Knappe

A camp is a place where mohajers live in a state of waiting. Mohajers are asylum seekers, refugees, and other migrants in precarious situations. Their camps are reception centers, detention centers, and temporary shelters, or in other words: facilities for storing humans.

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:18:30
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
A Camp is a Wall in a Forest
Finnish Title

Camp on seinä metsässä

English Title

A Camp is a Wall in a Forest

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Anna Knappe (Author), Anna Knappe (Cinematographer), Amir Jan (Director), Anna Knappe (Director), Anna Knappe (Editor), Anna Knappe (Producer), Amir Jan (Producer), Amir Jan (Script), Anna Knappe (Script), Anna Knappe (Sound Design)
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Anna Knappe and Amir Jan have been working as an artist duo since 2010. Their work analyses words and language form the ‘Mohajer’ identity of Afghan migrants, never-ending migrancy, life in camps, and stories of homes by people without a home country.