PREVIEW Dreams about My Father

Sun Feb 12 2017 03:0615 min

Article 7 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child:
Every child has the right to grow up in a loving household

Damian has lived with his grandfather and grandmother for his entire life. His father passed away when he was on holidays in Cuba when Damian was four years old. With his mother, he has almost no contact and for Damian, his grandparents feel like his real parents. But he does miss his father sometimes, who he wishes could have gotten to know beter. By building rockets and hacking computers, he triest to get closer to his father in his own way, but how do you do this when this person no longer lives?

Dreams about my father premiered at the Noorderlijk Filmfestival 2016.

This summer you can watch the whole documentary with english subtitles here! If you would like to screen this documentary, send us an email: mensjesrechten@eo.nl 

This documentary was made in association with Leeuwarden European Capital of Culture 2018. Dreams about My Father is part of look@me.