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Forget Me Not by Jan Jaap Kuiper
Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

It takes devotion to teach kids that are facing deportation. It takes determination to teach kids arriving from a war zone.

At first glance De Verrekijker looks like a normal Dutch primary school. However, the boys and girls are all children of rejected asylum seekers. Headmaster Toon and the teachers do all they can to give them the best education. Yet each morning they worry if any pupil has been forced to leave the country. After a series of deportations it becomes increasingly difficult to provide the children with a safe haven. The situation escalates when a group of Syrian boys fleeing war arrive at the school.

82’ / DCP / colour   

Original title: VERGEET MIJ NIET
Dir.: Jan Jaap Kuiper
Prod: CTM Docs (NL)
Co-prod: Thank Eve (NL)       
Sc: Jan Jaap Kuiper           
D.O.P.: Jan Jaap Kuiper
Completed: March 2016       
Language: Dutch/English

Jan Jaap Kuiper:
a.o. SINNERS DISEASE (doc, 2011), THE LOCK (short doc, 2012).

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