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TRAPPED BY LAW (2015) - Documentary, 93min.

An odyssey, coming of age and family separation story of two brothers filmed in course of five years since the law of “forced reintegration” have been signed between Kosovo and Germany and other EU states.


Kefaet and Selami, two young brothers and rap artists grew up in the hip-hop culture in Essen/Germany.

Kefaet was born in Kosovo and taken by his parents to Germany at the age of four. He was married and has two children. Selami was born in Essen and has never been to Kosovo at all. During a dramatic night in March 2010, they are deported to Kosovo, a complete unknown country to them. Separated from their family and friends they try to cope with their situation and do everything in their power to return to Germany. But administration and asylum laws are standing in their way.

Languages: English, German, Albanian, Romany

Subtitles: English


Writer & Director:    Producers:                      Co-Producers - Germany:
Sami Mustafa            Sami Mustafa                   Erik Winker

                                  Charlotte Bohl-Mustafa    Martin Roelly  

                                                                           Andreas Brauer       


Co-Producers – Kosovo/USA:                         Editors:

Antoneta Kastrati                                                Carina Mergens                                                              Casey  Cooper Johnson                                     Nicole Kortlüke



                               III) BONU BURRË (BE A MAN)

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