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Youth - Documentary

26 x15/20

Jesser and the Sugarcrane

Jesser lives in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, in the middle of where sugarcanes are produced. The wooden houses en huts in this area are in poor condition because it is built on dusty and heated ground. More...
Banff Rockie Award best Children's Non-Fiction
Unicef Japan Prize
Cinekid Golden Kinderkast fot Best Television Production 2015

Jesser lives in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, in the middle of where sugarcanes are produced. The wooden houses en huts in this area are in poor condition because it is built on dusty and heated ground. Fields of sugarcane cover up the area.

Jesser’s father is sick and suffers from severe kidney failure, like many other men in the village who cut sugarcanes. Unfortunately, there is no other work. Jesser is very scared that he might lose his father and knows that this might happen if he goes to work in de fields again. At the same time, he also understands that without his father working, his family won’t be able to afford food. He, as the eldest son, will probably have to do the same work as his father in the future. Jesser wants to change his faith and is trying his utmost best to plan another future for himself. Will he ever succeed?

Youth
2016
IKON
26 x15/20
EO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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