enzo ikah

Director & Composer

a political refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the owner of the first legal reggae album  made in Turkey. His first solo maxi single  album "Red, Black & White"  was released on 2010. A year later he released his second album '' Rainbow '' ( 2011) ,  Revolution (Single June 2013)  and his latest album "love is love" (June 2015). Enzo has performed in 31 Turkish cities, in which he has been invited to give talks and perform at many human rights events, consulates, universities, Tv channels and various cultural festivals . Enzo has also acted in the film "Broken mussels" /''Kırık Midyeler '' and  featured at Turkish TV series; Kara Yılan in antena A  and  Kayıp şehir in Chanel D. Refugee Here I am is Enzo's first feature documentary film in which he acted, composed music for and directed together with Eda Elif Tibet. The documentary film is  an autobiographical account of Enzo's inspiring musical journey in Istanbul in which he was awarded with the "star of peace" from Jakarta's World Humanitarian Film Festival. Enzo is dedicated to realize and continue his work on cultural and musical projects among the youth with the Union of the young refugees in Turkey, where he is a founding member of whilst he is currently persuing an MA on Peace & Conflict Studies at one of Turkey's most prestigious University, at Haccettepe University
OFFICIAL PAGE: www.enzoikah.com

eda elif tibet

is an independent documentary filmmaker and visual anthropologist. Elif mostly films and directs her own films, advocating for local livelihood and social justice. Her first documentary film “28 Days on the Moon” (2012) on cave dwellers of Cappadocia and her recent award winning film AMCHI (2013 ) on Tibetan healers have been broadcast by TV channels and made it into many international film festivals. AMCHI won the award of excellence for the most inspiring filmmaker of the year and best original soundtrack by the Jakarta film festival in 2014 along with many other awards.Her recent film on nomadic pastoralists of Turkey has premiered in cinemas and was exhibited at the art history museum of Geneva in Switzerland. Eda holds an Mphil on Social Anthropology from the University of Kent (UK) and is currently a Phd candidate at the University of Bern in Switzerland, working on documenting the educational biographies of the unaccompanied minor asylum seekers, through conducting radio shows together with the youth. Eda filmed, edited, directed and produced "Refugee Here I am", her first feature documentary film which recently won the world humanitarian gold award and was nominated for young talents award by Documentarist film festival of İstanbul.

KARMAmotion: www.karmamotion.com

Director & Cinematographer & Producer

güney sokullu  

Post Production & Sound

azer koçulu

Filming & Collaborator

Azer Koçulu lives in Oakland, California and works for Teespring as a Software Engineer. Last year, he volunteered for the tent construction in Külünçe Refugee Camp in Suruç Turkey for Syrian Refugees. He collaborated with his filming of the camp for "Refugee Here I am" and wrote a visual account of his story at www.roadbeats.com

 

 

REFUGEE HERE I AM