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De Ontmoeting - Het verborgen reisbureau van Oom Tahar

Director: Chris Frieswijk
The hospitable elderly Tahar receives couch surfers from all corners of the world and shows them the real Tunisia. Backpacker Ali from the Maldives is one of them.
In an apartment complex in Tunis, eighty-year-old Tahar lives. He has led an adventurous life and has seen a lot of the world. After his retirement, he settled down in his native country, where he adheres to one golden rule: only take what you need and give away what you can miss. This is perfectly attuned to online hospitality platform Couchsurfing. Tahar offers guests a free place to sleep and shows them the real Tunisia.


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Title: De Ontmoeting - Het verborgen reisbureau van Oom Tahar
Year: 2019
Duration : 7 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

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