Wiren

Ivan Tai-Apin Feature film - 2018 - 118 min.

Young Wiren overcame the necessary setbacks to get from his small hometown to Paramaribo. Here, an even bigger challenge awaits him: stand up for his rights as a deaf person. He has to sacrifice a lot to achieve his goal.

Film based on true events about the deaf Surinamese boy Wiren, whose ambitions take him from his small hometown to the capital of Paramaribo, where he goes to the Kennedy boarding school. Later, when university refuses him admittance, he realises deaf people do not have the same opportunities as hearing ones. He decides to seek justice by suing the government, to force them to adhere to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Tickets

Wiren

Pathé Rembrandt 1 Mon 30 Sep 15:30 - 17:41 11,00

Wiren

Kinepolis Jaarbeurs 1 Tue 1 Oct 19:15 - 21:30 11,00

Wiren

Kinepolis Jaarbeurs 1 Wed 2 Oct 14:00 - 15:55 11,00

Wiren

Louis Hartlooper Complex 5 Wed 2 Oct 18:30 - 20:45 11,00

Wiren

Kinepolis Jaarbeurs 2 Fri 4 Oct 18:30 - 20:45 11,00

English subtitles. Q&A with director, screenwriter and producer Ivan Tai-Apin, producer Henk Kimpoel, camera operator and screenwriter Sander Coumou and sign interpreter Astrid Wittenberg.

Credits

Director(s) Ivan Tai-Apin
Script Ivan Tai-Apin
Sander Coumou
Producer(s) Ivan Tai-Apin
Henk Kimpoel
Production Company
It Goes production en Sudobe ( Surinaamse doven belangen)
Ivan Tai-Apin
Research
Ivan Tai-Apin
Sander Coumou
Rosita Etnel
Stephanie Waridjan
Director of Photography
Sander Coumou
Production Design
Michiel Coumou
Editing
Sander Coumou
Costume Design
Deborah Cher
Sound on Set
Riccardo Steeman
Music
Ivan Ritfeld
Cast
Idi Lemmers
Gaby Treurniet
Altaafkhan Dhonre
Rafe Leysner
Erwin Emanuels
Consuelo Denz
Helianthe Redan
Anthony Frazier
Kavita Ramphal
Borger Breeveld
Els Jap A Joe
Roselyne Charles
Joelle Chiu Hung- Martodrono
Arseno Brand-Flu
Pearl Brunings
Sirodjenie Jankie
Jay Markiet
Hilkia Lobman
Rajiv Ganga
Purcy Tjin
Tanuya Manichand
Wiren Meghoe
Still Photography
Sander Coumou
Website
Production Country
Suriname