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.

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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.

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Nima
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.

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Rocknrollers
Daan Bol (NL, 2016) 25'

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

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