The Fortress (movie)

Movie Screening:

4. April 2014

18:00

 

The Fortress, documentary by Fernand Melgar
Switzerland, 2008, 100 minutes

Switzerland has just passed the most restrictive asylum law in all of Europe. This documentary film respectfully directs our attention to a reception centre for asylum-seekers. At this austere transit facility, 200 men, women and children wait after a journey – sometimes taken at the risk of their lives – until the government decides their fate. At close range the film shows the daily sorting process and, with emotion and humour, gives us an unorthodox look at the critical issues that face Europe today regarding the flux of migration and selective immigration as a curtailment measure.

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