The Letter

By Anne Bæk & Morten Lau-Nielsen

Abdi plays handball and dreams of becoming a professional handball player when he grows up. He plays with his friends and is happy to go to school.
However, he has more worries than most of his schoolmates, as the past in Somalia still haunts. It does not get better when there is an unexpected letter from the Immigration Service. Abdi and his family are one of several hundred families in Denmark which has been re-examined their residence permit, after a new report concluded that Somalia has become more secure. Several NGOs, however, point to the opposite. Weekly civilians are killed by targeted attacks. The assessment is based on a report prepared on the basis of Danish officials one-day visit to Mogadishu airport.

The documentary have been featured in danish daily newspaper Politiken

Interview with Abdi in Politiken regarding the documentary. 

The documentary will be screened at Copenhagen Photo Festival 2017, 2nd of June. 

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