I AM KUBA

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  • Director – Åse Svenheim Drivenes
  • Producers – Anita Rehoff Larsen, Tone Grøttjord
  • DOP – Michal Jarosiński, Jacek Gruszka
  • Sound – Bartosz Idzi
  • Editing – Robert Stengård
  • Sales – CAT&Docs, Catherine Le Clef.
  • Duration – 58 min.
  • Year –  2015

Description:

When the family business goes bankrupt Kuba (12) and Mikołaj's (8) parents are forced to leave Poland to find work abroad. "I am Kuba" is a coming-of-age film about Kuba who must take care of his little brother while his parents are away. As times goes by, Kuba becomes a teenager and rejects the big responsibilty on his young shoulders. His family is forced to make a life changing decision. Kuba's story is also the story about modern Europe. It is estimated that only in Poland more than 100,000 children are left by their parents who are forced to work abroad. «I am Kuba» is an intimate film about children growing up as 'euro-orphans'.

Screening on: 22 October

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