Sailing on the Grass: ‘Like them’ (2018)
Director
Pau Ortiz
Broadcaster
Omrop Fryslân
Financial partners
LF Culturele Hoofdstad 2018
Waddenacademie
VluchtelingenWerk NL
Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds
Camera
Hans Bouma
Editor
Murk-Jaep van der Schaaf
Premiere
Noordelijk Film Festival 2018
zaterdag 10 november
Broadcast NPO2
17 & 18 November 2018
15:30u & 13:00u bij Fryslan DOK

Synopsis

The inhabitants of a small, isolated Frisian village are open to social changes and decide to buy a house for a large Syrian refugee family and welcome them in their strong community. The expectations of the villagers and those of the family seem to be conflicting. After one year of trying, the family decides to move away to a bigger city, but the two oldest teenage sons want to stay. Can they make it work? World history takes place at village level.

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