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Dr. Illegal. Don’t give a hungry man a fish, give him a fishing rod.

Prize-winner 2015
European Young CIVIS Media Prize

Prize-winner:Martin Rohé
Producer:Martin Rohé
Series, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

Omid wants to work as a doctor at all costs, but he is not allowed to register as a doctor. His Iranian clearance certificate has expired. Omid begins to seek patients in the immediate neighbourhood: he handles his first cases illegally in the asylum center, the drugs he uses were stolen from the hospital. If he is discovered, his family is threatened with early deportation. The quirky social worker Uwe wants to persuade Omid to abandon his plans. Pilot film of a medical series set in a refugee centre.

Excerpt from the jury’s statement
Asylum seekers not as victims – exciting, full of atmosphere, with wonderful actors. Identification eye to eye.

asylum    identity   

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