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I´m a girl

Original title: Ik ben een meisje
Netherlands, 2011, 17 min.

Director: Susan Koenen
Production company:
NCRV Television and
Hollandse Helden
Overleek 29
1141 PE Monnickendam
Phone +31  20 3317 417

Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Film genre: Documentary

Thirteen-year-old Joppe is a typical adolescent girl. She’s fascinated by boys and make-up. Joppe is constantly in love – currently with Bart. But Joppe has a secret. Joppe used to be called Job. She was born a boy. If Bart agrees to go steady with Joppe, Joppe will have to tell him the truth.

Marketing strategies:
world sale:
NPO Sales
Postbus 26444
1202 JJ Hilversum
Bart de Graaffweg 2
+31 35 6772960
+31 61135080

New York Int. Children's Film Festival, 2012 (awarded)
Exground Filmfestival Wiesbaden 2011 (awarded)
Teressa Pallati Award voor Best Acting 2011
Ozu International Short Film Festival, Italy (awarded)
Short Film Festival Toronto 2011 (awarded)
TranScreen Filmfestival Amsterdam 2011 (awarded)


Study guide: German