When 12-year-old Mido finds out his father used to be the water scooter champion of the Red Sea, he puts out all stops to grant his ailing dad one last ride.

In this bittersweet coming-of-age story, twelve-year-old Mido from Amsterdam-West single-handedly takes care of his ailing father. The man is lively, but seems to be getting worse every day. When his father tells him he used to be a water scooter champion in Egypt, tamer of the Red Sea, Mido does not know if he should believe it. Was his father once a fit young prince? When his father’s condition deteriorates, the boy decides to take action, before it is too late.

Title: Jetski
Year: 2019
Duration : 11 minutes
Category: Short Feature
Edition: NFF 2019


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