prog: 2521



05.11 > 13:00

Inesa Kurklietyte, 2021, LT, DCP, ov st fr nl & ang, 108'

The heart of 10-year-old Juozapas is protected by thick armor. He usually retires to an old mansion where he built an insect hotel. But then Juozapas befriends his new classmate Rugi...
A film in which the inner emotional world of the main characters is central and is excellently interpreted. With beautifully detailed nature images. 

05.11 > 13:00

Films + discussion

Shorts & Docs II A Fresh Start

This short film program is created for the modern youth. Realistic and lively, it offers a view on children’s life questions and their imaginative future perspectives.

+ Yaren en de zon

Renate Raman & Jeroen Slaets, 2021, BE, DCP, 19'

Four years ago, Yaren unexpectedly lost her mother. At a special summer camp she learned to cope with her loss. An intimate documentary about the steps that Yaren takes in this healing process, together with the other children and instructors.

+ Karma Girl

Kaspar Astrup Shröder, 2020, DCP, 22'

Hninn, an 11-year-old girl, lives in a village in Myanmar, in Southeast Asia. Attracted by a Buddhist tale at school, she decides to enter the monastery. Will she continue to follow her new destiny away from her family? A part of the series Kids on the Silk Road.

+ Why Didn’t You Stay for Me ?

Milou Gevers, 2020, NL, DCP, 25'

Four kids, one director. Each lost a parent to suicide. When director Milou asks the questions no one ever dared to ask her, these kids finally open up and we hear disarming answers.

+ Being Someone Else

Øyvind Aamli, 2020, NO, DCP, 9'

In this intimate portrait, we follow thirteen-year-old autistic Imogen as she prepares for the biggest event of the year, the Comic Con cosplay convention. A sensitive story and beautiful alternation of internal dialogue and conversations between mother and daughter.


Presentations and discussions for professionals with an interest in production, distribution and programming of documentaries for a young audience. How can we support filmmakers into making documentaries for young audiences? What are interesting distribution strategies for the national and transnational success of documentaries for young audiences?

05.11 > 15:00

Young filmmakers between 12 and 16 years old are invited to show their short films on a big screen. Animation, fiction and or documentary are eligible, but the film should not be longer than 15 minutes. You can submit your film up to and including 15 October to

05.11 > 19:00

lang: en
id_rubrique: 2526
prog: 2521
pos: aval