• ROAMING AROUND

    ROAMING AROUND

    license film

ROAMING AROUND

a film by Brigitte Maria Bertele

ROAMING AROUND

Germany | 2007 | 53:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
Synopsis
The donut seller has a round belly. "How did you get pregnant?" asks someone. The girl smiles shyly: "You don't get enough money selling donuts." A boy gets a child's plaster stuck on head at a Catholic hospital. The wound is the result of a vicious attack. Another boy, who has a bad rash, has to swallow his pills on the spot, to make sure he doesn't go and sell them.
ROAMING AROUND portrays migrated children struggling to survive in the Ghanaian capital. They have problems with their parents or lost one of them. The camera captures their impressing faces of innocence, desperation, suffering and beauty. Their choice for the street is an escape into a life without fear. But there is no easy way back.This is a strong, sincere and emotionally charged film about childhood not to be missed.
Festivals/Awards
Awards: German Short Film Award in Gold, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, One World Price, Doc-polis Award
Barcelona, Nomination for the Human Rights Award Germany, Nomination for the Golden Key Kassel
Festivals: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beirut, Cologne, Dresden, Frankfurt, Kampala, Kassel, Neubrandenburg/Szczecin,
Osnabrueck, Toronto, Wiesbaden
Cast and Crew
  • Director Brigitte Maria Bertele
  • Screenwriter Brigitte Maria Bertele
Original Languages

German

German

Co-Production Company
Filmakademie Baden-W├╝rttemberg GmbH
Germany
www.filmakademie.de
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