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.
In this series we follow nine children, and each of them is living with a father or mother with a special story. We meet with the nine-year-old Marit who shows us what it’s like to have a father (55) who does not recognize her anymore, due to the fact that he suffers from dementia.
Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) was one of the most prominent post-war American artists and is considered a key founder of conceptual art. His art could be described as obsession pushed to the limit of paradox and absurdity: an often simple idea leading to an overwhelming visual and intellectual beauty. To make progress, you need to go back to the essence, he felt.