Siblings

Not long ago I’ve learned that I have a sister in Armenia. This Film is dedicated to her, because it’s nice to have brothers and sisters, no matter where they are born and raised. […]

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Solecito

It was during a casting session in their school that the two personages of this film met the director. Each separately told him the story of how they had broken up. And what if fiction allowed them to get back together again? […]

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The Barrel

Luis David (13) has seven brothers and sisters. They live in Congo Mirador, a small village built on stilts in Lake Maracaibo, the largest oil field of Latin America. They are struggling to survive. The only link between the oil and them are the barrels the children use for transportation and games […]

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The Governance of Love

It is an animated documentary about imagination. The protagonist lives in several realities at the same time. Real people and events intertwine with those created by his imagination. He looks for a place for himself in this world and does it in his own unique way. He spins a tale while dreaming about the rule […]

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The Sorcerer

At all times humanity needed storytellers. But in a time of Internet and television everything’s all mixed up. Still there are some people who remain loyal to tales, and that’s a good thing. This is a story about one of them – Leonid Kondakov, the puppeteer. […]

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The Water and the Wall

Bradley lives in a foster family. During his holidays in a camp, where I run film-making workshops, he watched Τhe Kid with a Bike directed by the Dardenne brothers. Bradley went out of the room, he was overwhelmed. He came to see me to talk about the movie. I recorded his speech and emotion with […]

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The World of Adrien

A privileged encounter with Adrien, a child who has a passionate relationship with his creativity. Shot over the course of several years, he explores various forms of art all the while sharing with us his passions, his sensitivity and his vision of his own colorful world. […]

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Twin Sisters

In 2003, two babies were found in a cardboard box in a Chinese village and were adopted into two different corners of the world. One of them ended up in a little vil-lage in Norway, surrounded by high mountains and deep fjords. The other one went to a big city in the USA. The adoptive […]

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White Black Boy

Shida is the new kid in class in a private boarding school in Tanzania. He is shy, he has no self-esteem, he does not speak one word of English – the primary language in the school, and he suffers from albinism. Like most children with albinism in the country, Shida was taken away from his […]

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Anything Goes

After moving to Amsterdam, 11-year-old Tygo from Brabant gives a class talk about carnival. What starts as a general explanation of the festival, turns into a personal and poignant account. Although his father always says that anything goes with carnival and Tygo dreams of joining the marching girls, his father also shows him that even […]

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Anatole’s Little Saucepan

Anatole is always dragging his little saucepan behind him. It fell on him one day and nobody really knows why. Since then, it gets stuck everywhere and it keeps him from getting on. Luckily things are not that simple. […]

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Almost Friends

Two girls meet on-line. Samar (12), whose mother is an Israeli Arab and father is a Palestinian from the West Bank, lives in Lod, a mixed city of Jews and Arabs riddled with poverty and crime. Linor (11) was born in a Jewish settlement in the Gaza strip, and lives in Tlamim, a religious Jewish […]

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