Suspicious Package

What lies behind Europe’s Fortress? ‘Suspicious Package’ examines the migratory security business to understand who benefits politically and economically from the EU’s border security system.

The testimonies of Mohammed (a Sudanese poet exiled in Paris), Nadym and Bissan (two young Syrian refugees in Germany) and Elouh (a rapper in exile from Cameroun) are linked with analysis from experts in law, migration policy, the war-industry and international relations. They explain how the migration rhetoric developed and describe the reality of life without identity papers, when refugees are constantly treated as a potential danger to society.


  • Year: 2017
  • Duration: 58 mins
  • Production: Arsomnia Productions, Lacolumna.Ca
  • Director: Sofia Catala, Rosa Perez Masdeu
  • Available Versions: ENG, ESP
  • Country of production: Spain


  • Audience Award (Mostra Cinema Castellar del Vallès BRAM! 2019, Spain), Best First Film Prize (Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival 2018, Morocco), FIFDH Paris 2019 (France), Ibiza Cine Fest 2019 (Spain), Lift-Off Global Network 2019 (Various countries), 2018 Docs Barcelona - Rough Cut Selection (Spain)

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