Refugee Here I am (2015)
1h 20min · Documentary, Biography, Music · 1 January 2015
Refugee here I am, is a musical documentary based on the life of a Congolese Musician Enzo Ikah, a refugee and a renown reggae artist living in Istanbul. Making the first legal reggae album in Turkey, Enzo gives hundreds of concerts and appears in various media chanels throughout the country. Through his music, Enzo raises his voice and creates dialogue with various authorities. He creates awareness about those lives in hardship, coming from war torn countries and conflicted areas. Despite his growing fame, Enzo does not give up living in his small room in Tarlabasi which he shares with the new coming Syrian neighbors. He composes all his songs, day dreaming in his room, with the determination to raise hope among the refugee youth. The documentary, explores a single man's extraordinary struggle, portraying his very creative way of reaching out to the public, as Enzo transforms his life shaken under oppression and hardship into an enchanting life musical. With his film, Enzo intends to advocate that every person should be able to realize their potentials make use of their talents and realize their dreams, despite the borders.