For the first time, Naomi is taking her best friend Sam to visit her mother who lives in a locked institution. Naomi explains that she also uses drugs in addition to being psychotic. When she is going through old photos with her aunt, we discover that Naomi has been living with her since the age of five.
Vinyl records, rehearsal rooms, 1970s blouses and ditto music, lots of music: those are the main ingredients in the lives of Sia (15), Bas (14) and Vince (13). Best friends for many years now, together they form the psychedelic rock band Morgana’s Illusion. But recently everything changed: Sia suffers from a depression, so Bas and Vince have to rehearse without him. That alone is very boring, but it also means the future of the band is at stake. Will they ever be on stage again, the three of them?
Backlight: The Chinese World Order
For some time now, the establishment of the World Bank and IMF has had a Chinese counterpart: AIIB, which China intends to use to finance a huge infrastructure project to connect Asia and Europa, a New Silk Route.
Backlight: People, Power & Varoufakis
If the European leaders won’t start to listen to their citizens soon, the European Union will be a thing of the past. For this reason, former Greek minister of Finance, Yanis Varouvakis, has started a grass roots movement which is rapidly gaining support all over Europe.
Zembla: Dutch Roses from Ethiopia
One of the world’s largest rose producers is located in Ethiopia, the Dutch company Sher. Every day, Sher produces between 3 and 4 million roses for the European market. The roses carry the Fairtrade label, an international certificate for fair and sustainable products. Zembla travels to Africa and investigates how ‘fairly’ the roses are produced.