Tøyenbarna

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"This is my country too. I have just as much right to be here as you!" -Zahra 12 years old

The documentary series "Tøyenbarna" follows a class of 12 year olds through their last year of Elementary school, as they embark on a new chapter in life; childhood to adolescence. The series looks at a new generation children growing up in Norway today. With different cultural backgrounds they try to find affiliation in a country they call their home, but constantly have to defend their right to live in.

 Director: Anne Silje Bø

Director: Anne Silje Bø

 Director: Sunniva Sundby

Director: Sunniva Sundby

Producer 
Beathe Hofseth
Director/Script
Anne Silje Bø and Sunniva Sundby
Cinematography
Sunniva Sundby and Lars Erlend Tubaas Øymo
Editing
Trude Lirhus
Length 
6x15 min
Screening
NRK Super
Release date
2019