My Friend Raffi
The sudden death of his mom turns eight-year-old Nino’s family life upside down. With his dad in distress and his big brother in a street gang, Nino has to cope on his own. I turns out that the boy has a special talent: he can speak with animals! His pet rabbit Bobby gives him comfort, but Nino’s greatest dream is to get his family back.
feature acting / Competition - feature films
Simone van Dusseldorp
She graduated from the Dutch Film Academy in Amsterdam. As a director she specializes in films and TV series for children and youth. In 2005 she made her first feature film ‘Deep’. Her films have garnered many awards at international young audience film festivals.