IDFA - Junior Middag

Spoken and/or subtitled in Dutch.

Suburban King/Top-girl
Aakash Bhatia (IN, 2015) 7'

A documentary about a gigantic human pyramid at the Dahi Handi festival in India. The highest boy is fearless, the young girl on his shoulders even more so.


Spotlight on Merna
Mirjam Marks (NL, 2016) 15'

Since participating in The Voice Kids, Merna – a refugee from Iraq – has become world famous in her temporary home of Lebanon.


Annelies Kruk (NL, 2004) 15'

Portrait of Nima, a teenager from Somalia who lives in a centre for refugees and is waiting for a Dutch residence permit for herself and her mother.


Daan Bol (NL, 2016) 25'

A moving coming-of-age story about depression and the beneficial, healing effects of music and friendship.