Film group ungeduldig (Hamburg)
The film ungeduldig ("impatient") was produced within the frame of the media project mokala - medien von zwischen den kulturen. The group of young refugees and film professionals from Hamburg worked together for six month on the film that premièred on Feb. 16, 2007. The aim was and is to draw public attention to the topic of exceptional leave to remain and to above all address a young audience. In 2007 ungeduldig was awarded the Dieter-Baacke Prize for Media Pedagogy. The members of the film group ungeduldig are: Aminatu Jalloh, Sushil Kahlon, Chander Bathija, Tanya Talreja, Nina Noverijan, Marily Stroux, Christina Witz, Thorsten Winsel, and Gesa Becher.
Christiane Müller-Lobeck (Hamburg)
The author was born in Hamburg in 1967. She studied literature, philosophy, theatre, film and television studies in Frankfurt/Main and Hamburg. She then worked as an editor for Die Beute, tageszeitung, Digital, and others. She was also a member of the activist group Kanak Attak. Since 2003 she is a freelance author writing for epd Film, tageszeitung, Szene Hamburg, konkret, and filmtext.com.