REFUGEE HERE I AM

 Award-Wining Musical Documentary by

Eda Elif Tibet & Enzo Ikah, 2015

Music Composed by Enzo Ikah 

Filmed & Edited by Eda Elif Tibet 

Sound Correction and Colour grade: Güney Sokullu

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 newcoming Syrian neighbours. 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 opression 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.

  • WINNER International Humanitarian Gold Award, Jakarta Indonesia 2015

  • WINNER Star of Peace, Jakarta Indonesia 2015

  • Nominated for best documentary film, DOCFeed , Eindhoven ,The Netherlands 2016

  • Official Selection, San Diego Black Film Festival, California /US 2016

  • Nominated for FIPRESCI Young Talents Award, DOCUMENTARIST , Istanbul 

  • World Humanitarian Awards Film Festival, Jakarta Indonesia 2015

  • 5'th International Crime and Punishment Film Festival, Istanbul Turkey

  • Refugee Film Days , May 31, 8pm, Kizilay Buyulu Fener Cinema,

  • Intimalente Festival Di Film Etnografici , Caserta / Italy 2016

  • Which Human Rights Film Festival, Istanbul

  • Zeugma Film Festival, Gaziantep

ENZO IKAH

Injustice

Video Clip by Eda Elif Tibet

2015

ENZO IKAH

Welcome to Istanbul​

Video Clip by Eda Elif Tibet

2015

ENZO IKAH

Mr.Fascist

Video Clip by Eda Elif Tibet

2015

ENZO IKAH

Hey On Besli On Besli Waka Waka

Video Clip by Eda Elif Tibet

2015

ENZO IKAH

Hey On Besli On Besli Waka Waka

Video Clip by Eda Elif Tibet

2015

ENZO IKAH

Refugee Here I Am

Trailer 2

Music Composed by Enzo Ikah 

Guitar & Arrangement: Enzo Ikah &Eray Arbak

Don't Cry Canaan video klip by: Antonin Blank

Suruç Refugee Camp filmed by: Azer Koçulu

Filmed&edited by: Eda Elif Tibet 

Post Production (Sound Correction and Colour grade) on progress: Güney Sokullu

2015