IDFA 2018: high school film selection

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    Items in this selection


    • Astrid Bussink
    • 2017

    The conversations children have with the Child Helpline are funny or naughty at times, but more often sad or heartrending. 

    Nettiquette afl. 2 - Liefde

    • Mea Dols de Jong
    • 2017

    Episode from a web series on the unwritten rules of social media.

    Kids on the Silk Road: Life Is a Beach

    • Jens Pedersen
    • 2017

    Eleven-year-old Javed from Bangladesh hasn’t attended school in years and dreams of becoming a professional surfer.

    Outside In

    • Els van Driel
    • 2017

    Excerpts from Emma’s audio diary disclose how she feels about her parents’ separation. Outdoors, she finds calm and peace.

    Girl on a Mission

    • Eva van Barneveld, Heleen D'Haens
    • 2017

    Miruna grows up in a large and chaotic family. She wants to become a policewoman, but her she'll have to improve her marks first.


    • Nina Landau
    • 2017

    A stunningly beautiful animated short about a Flemish set designer in a Nazi transit camp, this is a gentle tribute to the power of imagination.

    Echoes of IS

    • Tessa Louise Pope
    • 2017

    This poignant, nuanced web documentary features 12 people talking about how IS has changed their lives.

    Watani My Homeland

    • Marcel Mettelsiefen
    • 2017

    The gripping story of a Syrian family followed for three years, from Aleppo to Germany.

    Over the Limit

    • Marta Prus
    • 2017

    The pain and desperation of a young rhythmic gymnast are made palpable in this film about the Russian system for training athletes.