Maria Eriksson-Hecht
Sweden
2017
17
minutes
Swedish
spoken
English
subtitles

Events

April 12, 2019
10:00 am
Roundhouse Community Centre
Vancouver
April 12, 2019
11:45 am
Roundhouse Community Centre
Vancouver

Trailer

It’s John’s first day at school. In lieu of parental support, his big brother Mika takes on the responsibility of getting John prepared. Eleven-year-old Mika attempts to teach John some hard facts about their world, starting with how to deal with the merciless demands of the schoolyard.

Themes: bullying, parental neglect, sibling relations

Advisory: There is an allusion to parental neglect and violence toward children, and an instance of a child stealing school supplies from a store.

 

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