Confetti Harvest 2014

Confetti Harvest 2014

Confetti Harvest 2014

Confetti Harvest 2014
Dorsvloer vol confetti (original title)
1h 34m | Drama | 18 September 2014 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

The young Katelijne grows up in a strict Protestant peasant family. As the only girl between six brothers, she is hardly involved in farm work and is excluded from daily conversations. Hereby she lets her imagination run free by surrendering to Biblical stories, gossip and even fairy tales, although she is not allowed to read them. During her brother’s wedding, however, she overwhelms her family with literature, saying goodbye to her childhood.

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The Lion Child 1993

The Lion Child 1993

The Lion Child 1993

The Lion Child 1993
L’enfant lion (original title)
1h 26m | Family | 16 June 1993 (France)

Storyline:

Set in the past, follows young African boy who uses his friends, the wild animals, to defend his village from Arab slave traders.

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Fortress 1985

Fortress 1985

Fortress 1985

Fortress 1985
1h 28m | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 24 November 1985 (USA)

Storyline:

“Fortress” explores a shocking concept which shows how easily a borderline between a victim and an attacker can be crossed. The children and the teacher, calm and peaceful by nature, when driven beyond their limits by the kidnappers, eventually respond with a cruelty and fury extending that of their oppressors.

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Mr. Harrigan’s Phone 2022

Mr. Harrigan's Phone 2022

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone 2022

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone 2022
1h 44m | Horror | 5 October 2022 (USA)

Storyline:

Craig, a young boy living in a small town, who befriends older, reclusive billionaire, Mr. Harrigan. The two form a bond over books and an iPhone, but when the man passes away, the boy discovers that not everything dead is gone, and finds himself able to communicate with his friend from the grave through the iPhone that was buried with him.

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Stand Clear of the Closing Doors 2013

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors 2013

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors 2013

Stand Clear of the Closing Doors 2013
1h 42m | Drama | 23 May 2014 (USA)

Storyline:

The story of an autistic youth named Ricky who, after a particularly difficult day at school, escapes into the subways. It’s here that he starts his real journey, on a days-long voyage of discovery while, above ground, his mom frantically searches for him.

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Boy of Two Worlds 1959

Boy of Two Worlds 1959

Boy of Two Worlds 1959

Boy of Two Worlds 1959
Paw (original title)
1h 33m | Family, Drama | 18 December 1959 (Denmark)

Storyline:

Young boy whose father was from Denmark and mother from a tropical island must live with his paternal aunt in Denmark. His skin color becomes an issue right away and he decides to escape and live in the forest.

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Bari Theke Paliye 1958

Bari Theke Paliye 1958

Bari Theke Paliye 1958

Bari Theke Paliye 1958
2h 4m | Drama | 24 June 1958 (India)

Storyline:

Kanchan, all of eight years old is always up to pranks and mischief in his village home. He finds his father a cruel demon who keeps his mother oppressed and imprisoned. In his dreams, the big city is El Dorado, till he reaches there. But the glimpses of reality are harsher and the victims he meets give him a different view of the city. He himself has to struggle for survival and experiences life as it is, only to go back to his village home. This time as a mature person and with the realization that his father is no demon after all, but yet another victim struggling with poverty and still a loving father.

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Nobody’s Child 2021

Nobody's Child 2021

Nobody’s Child 2021

Nobody’s Child 2021
L’enfant de personne (original title)
1h 38m | Biography, Drama | 17 February 2021 (Belgium)

Storyline:

Lyes, a young boy, is brutally torn away from Emilie, the foster mother who took in him as a baby, and who nevertheless wishes to adopt him. The child thus finds himself confronted with the violence of the homes of the ASE(CPS in USA), which refuses to cut the link with the biological mother, yet unable to take care of him. Agathe, Emilie’s sister, has never abandoned the child. She will fight against the system to try to maintain a link with him, determined to take him home to help him rebuild …

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