Vergeet mij niet

Jan Jaap Kuiper Long documentary - 2016 - 83 min.
All ages

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This is what it is like to be a child of refugees in the Netherlands. Shot at a primary school in Katwijk that wants to offer children of rejected asylum seekers a proper education and a safe haven.

Primary school De Verrekijker in Katwijk accommodates some 150 children from the nearby refugee centre. Their parents are rejected asylum seekers. The school tries to offer them a safe haven and give the children a proper education, but this becomes harder and harder after a series of forced repatriations. The situation gets even more complicated when a group of Syrian children arrives. From the perspective of the pupils and their teachers, the film demonstrates what it is like to be a child of refugees in the Netherlands.


Director(s) Jan Jaap Kuiper
Production Company CTM Docs
ThankEve productions
Katja Sokolova
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