April 8, 2014
award, human rights, youth documentary series
Every child has the right to a happy life. That is what Just Kids is all about. Convention on the Rights of the Child Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989 entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49.
Twelve-year-old Azza is caught between two cultures – the liberal culture of her Dutch mother and the strict Islamic culture of her Egyptian father. She goes to an Islamic primary school and after the summer she will be going to grammar school, where hardly anyone wears a headscarf. Will she stay loyal to her father’s culture or will the headscarf go?
Youth drama series for age 4-6 about Appie (6) and Aisia (6). Their father, Luc, works at a Zoo, where Appie and Aisia experience lots of adventures and learn from the animals’ behaviour. They help scoop elephant droppings and feed the seals, but when Luc is busy they like to go off on their own and explore. They see dromedaries pooing, they learn about camouflage of animals, they sees a bear cub cuddling up to its mother, they help shave sheep on the children’s farm, they are impresses by the aquarium and they imitate crocodile’s behaviour by lying completely still.