Netherlands 2016, 15 min, Arabic and Dutch, Hebrew & English subtitles

Sometimes she’s nostalgic, but she would mostly like to forget the things she saw on the journey from Libya to the Netherlands. After 18 months in a refugee camp, she goes to summer camp, where she learns something about herself: “I’m a strong girl, and I want to be free.”

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Director: Els Van Driel
Production: Kiyomi Molin
Production Company: Eo/ikon-docs
Script: No Script!
Editing: Bjorn Mentink
Cinematography: Roel Van ’t Hoff
Research: Saskia Fris
World Sales: NPO Sales (


Els van Driel studied art history and social-cultural theology at the University of Amsterdam. At IKON she initiated the award winning youth documentaryseries ‘Just Kids’; a series about children’s rights, which is broadcast in several countries around Europe on television and is shown at filmfestivals around the globe.