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Footsteps on the wind

English title: Footsteps on the wind
USA, Brazil, UK, 2021, 8 min., no dialogue

Director: Maya Sanbar, Gustavo Leal, Faga Melo
Production company:
Chasing the Light Studio

Co-producers: Dirty Work Factory
Age recommendation: 9 years and up
Film genre: Animation

Noor and her little brother, Josef, journey far away from home, orphaned from a devastating earthquake. The story highlights the tragic stories of unaccompanied child refugees, of which there are over 400 000 in the world today. The story blends harsh reality and tragedy with resilience as we follow the children’s magical imagination through loss and recovery.

Olympia International FF for Children and Young People 2022 (awarded)