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Trots & Treiter

Director: Mirjam Marks
The intrepid 13-year-old Emma from Mali is caught between two cultures as well as discriminated against. The courageous adolescent staves off the injustice with verses and songs.

The intrepid thirteen-year-old Emma from Mali tries to feel at home in the Netherlands, but that is hard when you are between two cultures and discriminated against. Emma writes verses and songs to stave off the injustice. The documentary tells a courageous story about a sensitive yet strong girl looking for her place in the world. It is a topical and at the same time universal story about the impact words can have, prejudices, acceptance, hopes and ideals.


Executive producer
Set geluid
Sound editing
Visual Effects
Production company
Tangerine Tree
TV company
Evangelische Omroep (EO)
Title: Trots & Treiter
Year: 2017
Duration : 17 minutes
Category: Short Documentary
Edition: NFF 2017

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