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Forum on Culture and Humanitarian Relief


15 min

Directed by
Sabine Küper-Büsch and Thomas Büsch

Produced by the
Goethe-Institut Amman

Written by
Günther Hasenkamp and Sebastian Fischer

Language consultant
Manuela Thurner PhD

In the fall of autumn 2015, the Goethe-Institut hosted a ”Forum on Culture and Humanitarian Relief” in Amman (Jordan).

The key question: What is the potential of culture in the context of humanitarian relief?

Participants presented a number of cultural projects with refugee and socially disprivileged communities.

The Forum on Culture and Humanitarian Relief, October 4-5, 2015, was organized by the Goethe-Institut Amman and the Goethe-Institut Erbil (Iraq).-

Project team of the Forum:
Dr. Günther Hasenkamp
Omed Arghandiwal
Sebastian Fischer
Dr. Antje Klesse
Karoline Kubanek
Lena Veldscholten

The Goethe-Institut Amman wishes to thank:
Ben Wunsch-Grafton, conference moderator, the rightsholders of the video footage and photography shown in this film for granting permission to use extracts from their work in this documentary, and all participants and supporters of the Forum.

Music from Anouar Brahem, “Le Voyage de Sahar” (ECM Records), performed by Anouar Brahem, Francois Couturier, Jean Louis Matinier

© 2015 by Goethe-Institut

Thomas Büsch Since 2001 he has been producing TV-programs and documentaries in partnership with Sabine Küper-Büsch.