During the interview necessary to get refugee status, an official checks to see whether you really come from an unsafe zone. He asks about small details of the city you claim to come from, and compares your answers to a map. View from Above shows a model of a destroyed city centre and tells the story of M, who undergoes interrogation to gain asylum. 

The other films shown within Ammodo Tiger Short Competition 4

Filmmaker
Hiwa K
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Germany
Year
2018
Medium
DCP
Length
13’
Language
English
Producer
Ben Brix
Production Company
Documenta 14
Sales
KOW
Editor
Ben Brix, Steffen Martin
Production Design
Ben Brix
Sound Design
Steffen Martin