Hoe Ky Niels werd

Els Van Driel Short documentary - 2014 - 20 min.

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Putting firecrackers in turds and lighting them, ringing and running and playing soccer all the time. That’s what makes Ky super-happy, but he has also been unhappy for years, because he was born as a girl and therefore has a girl’s body. Last summer, Ky finally told his parents he doesn’t want to be a girl anymore. He wants to become a boy, with a new name: Niels. Along with his friend Sterre, who used to be called Tibor and has a boy’s body, they tell their new secondary school class they are transgender children. It is the beginning of a new life.


Credits

Director(s) Els Van Driel
Producer(s) Anouk Donker
Research
Director of Photography
Editing
Francesco Indaco
Sound on Set
TV Company
Animation
Website
Production Country
Netherlands