The Resource The invisibles

The invisibles

Label
The invisibles
Title
The invisibles
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Europe is in the grip of an immigration crisis: people from Africa, the Middle East, and elsewhere are arriving in ever greater numbers as they flee war, oppression, and a lack of opportunity. Germany receives more asylum seekers than any other European country. The Invisibles presents the human face of the immigration crisis, following four migrants from Syria, Kenya and Cameroon as they wade through Germany's rigorous immigration process and await the final verdict on their applications for asylum. At the initial registration center in Eisenhuttenstadt, the men bond with fellow asylum seekers and attempt to stave off boredom and growing anxiety about their future. For all four, Germany is their only option. There is no "Plan B" should their applications be rejected. Some face life threatening circumstances if they are deported back to their home country. All are aware of how slim their chances, as Germany accepts only about 25% of asylum applicants. Without narration, the camera lingers to convey the uneasy stasis their lives have now become during this long and uncertain transitional period. During their three month wait in Germany, they are transferred to other camps or centers. As one man puts it while surveying his new location, "Is this our home or our new cage?"
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by The Video Project in 2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kahlmeyer, Benjamin
  • The Video Project (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
132
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Refugees
  • Germany
Technique
live action
Label
The invisibles
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/272633
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1272632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (132 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1272632
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)985055037
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The invisibles
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/272633
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1272632
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (132 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1272632
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)985055037
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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