Escape to Paradise

A realist depiction of the Swiss asylum process (and its similarities to ours), ESCAPE was made in collaboration with and features people who have experienced it, from asylum-seekers and refugees to immigration officials. It follows Kurdish father Sehmuz and his family from Turkey to Switzerland, to the asylum centre and to the crucial interview that will decide their fates. Lead Actress Fidan Firat will be available to answer your questions following the 6.15pm screening on Thu 14 Oct.

Languages:
German and Kurdish

Duration:
90 minutes

Country of origin:
Switzerland

Year of production:
2001