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Temporary Home

New beginning and establishing of the first steps in the new country; difficulties in understanding the details of surgery for a sick child; application procedures to bring a separated husband from Turkey to Germany.


The film depicts workflows at the AWO Refugium Lichtenberg, a reception center for refugees in Berlin. The individual scenes are each shown in one shot. The individual scenes are each shown in one setting. The filmmakers thus draw on the formal language of the early cinema, in which at the turn of the last century, the brothers Lumière and other film pioneers discovered the world in a new way.


Realized with funds from the District Cultural Fund Lichtenberg




Original Title Zuhause auf Zeit Director Anna Faroqhi, Haim Peretz Cinematography Mohammad Stas Editing Anna Faroqhi, Mohammad Stas Production Faroqhi Peretz Filmproduction, Berlin Year of Production 2016 Format digital file, 1:1,66 Length18 Min. First Screening Aug. 2016, AWO Refugium Berlin

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