Vom Ende der Willkommenskultur

Den 9. Februar 2017 wird man sich merken müssen. Womöglich geht er später einmal als der Tag in die Geschichte ein, an dem die deutsche Willkommenskultur, wie wir sie bisher…

Digital Uprising Turkey

Join with the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne today. KHM is organizing a one-day event with the aim to support major new media and media makers who have fleed…

The pain of the others: Kabul, Mossul, Aleppo

English (for German version see below). There are sentences, in conversation with refugees and migrants, which one would like to consider twice: „Our war in Afghanistan is more intense than…

New year 2017: The Mossul Front

Die Zahl der Zivilisten, die aus Mosul vor dem IS fliehen wächst. Bis zu 3.000 pro Tag zuletzt, die in Lagern bei Erbil und in Kirkuk Aufnahme suchen, nach irakischen…

Dream is over: Diyarbakir Photo Exhibition / Oct. 6th-Nov.3rd 2016

The exhibition will show part of my photographic work from Diyarbakir and the conflict in war torn south-east Anatolia. It is a joint cooperatin together with Reporters without Borders. The…

Quo vadis Turkey? Berlin Public Debate / Oct 4th 2016

Together with Reporters without Borders, Journalists Network and myself have initiated a public debate on the State of Emergency in Turkey and its aftermath, and as we hear that the…

Defending free Media Turkey: Filming Peace & War

Filming Peace and War Comparing conflict and conflict resolution: a German-Turkish film workshop 17./18 May 2016 ODTÜ GİSAM / Eğitim Fak. Yanı Ankara 
Abstract ‚Filming Peace and War in Cinema‘…

Arabic Premiere Amman: The World’s Smallest Army

Amman’s acclaimed Jadal Cultural Centre in Jordan celebrates the Arabic Premiere of The World’s smallest Army. The screening is followed by a Q&A: www.facebook.com/jadal.amman/

Refugees & Racism: new feature documentary

The World’s Smallest Army, my new documentary feature film, takes a look at problems refugees and migrants face in today’s Germany. Check the trailer here

Afghan theater festival: crowdfunding success

This year’s 2nd annual Kabul Students Theater Festival, held from Nov. 8th-11th 2015, for which I had launched a fundraising call in cooperation with the University of Kabul, turned out…