The Hearing

Category: documentary
Director: Lisa Gerig
Producer: Eva Vitija
Maurizius Staerkle Drux
Country: Switzerland
Year: 2023
Length: 81'
Production Status: completed


Four rejected asylum seekers re-enact their experiences of participating in Swiss asylum hearings, exposing the life-altering—and often dehumanizing—bureaucratic procedure that forces applicants to convince officials of their trauma.

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