Lenno & the Angelfish
Lenno & the Angelfish tells the story of Lenno, a 10-year old boy, who tries his best to behave. But how to be ‘a good boy ‘when everybody has their own opinion of what the difference is between right and wrong?
In her film Lenno & The Angelfish (winner IDFA Award for Best Children’s Documentary) Shamira Raphaëla follow ten year old Lenno, a boy with a behavioral disorder that is living with his father and twin brother. How did she find him and what does Lenno think of all the attention to his story during IDFA?
Lenno & The Angelfish follows young Lenno (10). A lively boy with a behavioral disorder and a vivid imagination. He boxes with his younger brother, cries when he hurts himself, walks away when he gets criticized and is very pleased with the great coloring books he gets from his mother. Lenno tries to express what's going on in his head. "People think I have a problem because I get angry a lot. I think it’s stupid they say that."