Film Archive

Jahr

Kids DOK 2021
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Njel, the Separation Félix Mbog
Manuela was four years old when her parents went abroad to work. She is growing up with her grandparents in Cameroon and has learned to cope with absence.
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Njel, the Separation

Njel, la séparation
Félix Mbog
Kids DOK 2021
Documentary Film
Cameroon,
South Africa
2021
22 minutes
French
subtitles: 
German Subtitles for deaf and hard-of-hearing

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Félix Mbog
Don Edkins
Tiny Mungwe
Cyrille Masso
Bérénice Hahn

Manuela lives in Cameroon and was four years old when her parents went abroad to work. She’s eleven now and preparing for her first graduation. She is growing up with her grandparents and, despite leading a good life, had to struggle with grief for a long time. Now she has learned how to cope with absence and how to be together despite the long distance.

Lina Dinkla
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Family Ties
Exile
Small Worlds, Big People
Kids DOK 2021
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The Summer Before Seventh Grade Kristen van Schie
On a hot June day, the two friends Ádel and Berci, both twelve years old, are lying on a meadow. It’s the summer holidays and they talk about everything that crosses their minds.
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The Summer Before Seventh Grade

The Summer Before Seventh Grade
Kristen van Schie
Kids DOK 2021
Documentary Film
South Africa,
Hungary
2020
9 minutes
Hungarian
subtitles: 
German Subtitles for deaf and hard-of-hearing

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Kristen van Schie
DocNomads
Kristen van Schie
Kristen van Schie
Eduardo Saraiva
Kristen van Schie

On a hot June day, the two friends Ádel and Berci are lying on a meadow, looking at the clouds. It’s the summer holidays and they are talking about everything that crosses their minds. Berci has a lot of imagination and is looking forward to the next school year. Ádel, on the other hand, is more anxious and worries. The clouds drift past, as fleeting as the summer.

Lina Dinkla
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Sense and Being
Small Worlds, Big People