The – REFUGEE – Film Collection

Anna Knappe (Finland/Norway) – Three Ways to Escape – Mohajer, I (Amir), 2012, 07:08
Three ways to Escape tells the story of three Afghan men who have applied asylum from Finland. The first video is about Amir, who has received a residence permit, the second about Reza, who is waiting deportation in a detention center and the last one is about Hadi, who is waiting for his asylum decision and info about his future in a refugee reception center. The three intertwined stories illustrate the randomness of asylum processes and the the atmosphere in the reception centers, where time seems to have frozen.

Anna Knappe (Finland/Norway) – Three Ways to Escape – Mohajer, II (Reza), 2012, 05:57
Three ways to Escape tells the story of three Afghan men who have applied asylum from Finland. The first video is about Amir, who has received a residence permit, the second about Reza, who is waiting deportation in a detention center and the last one is about Hadi, who is waiting for his asylum decision and info about his future in a refugee reception center. The three intertwined stories illustrate the randomness of asylum processes and the the atmosphere in the reception centers, where time seems to have frozen.

Anna Knappe (Finland/Norway) – Three Ways to Escape – Mohajer, III (Hadi), 2012, 03:41
Three ways to Escape tells the story of three Afghan men who have applied asylum from Finland. The first video is about Amir, who has received a residence permit, the second about Reza, who is waiting deportation in a detention center and the last one is about Hadi, who is waiting for his asylum decision and info about his future in a refugee reception center. The three intertwined stories illustrate the randomness of asylum processes and the the atmosphere in the reception centers, where time seems to have frozen.

Anna Knappe (b. 1982 in Helsinki)
is a Finnish visual artist currently based in Oslo, Norway. She holds BFA from TAMK, Finland and BA of Graphic Design from EVTEK, Finland. Her works include videos, photographs, performances and collaborative projects and they have been exhibited in Finland, Norway, Germany, Netherlands, Canada and Bangladesh. She is currently completing her MFA studies in Oslo Academy of Fine Arts.