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A Second Family

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DUTCH PREMIERE

7-10 December 2021 – Online (buy tickets here)

8′ | French dialogue | English subtitles

Director: Ramon Sanchez Orense & Susanne Maria Krauss

Goma, DR Congo. A few years ago, Amina’s mother couldn’t afford a “normal“ school for her only daughter. So she took her to a school for deaf children even though Amina could hear perfectly well. That day Amina’s life changed forever. Amina learned the sign language and a few years later, in 2018, she started to coach Goma’s first basketball team of deaf people. They train everyday. Very hard. And they dream big. One day they wish to participate in international competitions. This film tells the story of Amina and her team: a group of young people for whom basketball is an escape route from the “noise” of the city of Goma, the third largest city in DR Congo.