What is it like for a child to be completely new some­where? In this docu­men­tary, Tanans, an eight-year-old boy from Congo, is followed during his first weeks in a new and strange country. He came to live in the Nether­lands as an invited refugee’, does not know the language or customs and has not made any friends yet. For the first time, he lives in a nice house, balances on a bicycle and tries to speak Dutch. The film shows that Tanans’ voyage of discovery is very nice and amusing, but also awfully scary.

Title: Nieuw
Year: 2014
Duration : 19 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2014

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