Trapped by Law

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Trapped by Law

Directed by Sami Mustafa

  • Kosovo, Germany 2015; 90 min
  • Original version: English, German, Albanian, Romani
  • Genre: Documentary


In 2010, thousands of Kosovo Roma were forcibly repatriated from the European Union to their original home. And this despite the fact that many had spent years living in the EU. They had grown up there, studied there, some had even been born there. This engaged documentary follows the story of brothers Kefaet and Selami, rappers from Essen who, from one day to the next, find themselves in Kosovo, cut off from the rest of the world and from their family in Germany. The director does not remain neutral in recording their many years spent trying to get out of a trap of absurd and unfriendly laws, and to return from their native homeland to their real one.



    Sami Mustafa