DOKKINO – Documentary Film Event for Children and Youth


Safiya The Movie

The parents of 11-year-old Safiya divorced when she was very small. Her father, who had frequent run-ins with the police, has often been absent from her life since then, which has caused young Safiya much grief. Recently, however, her life has changed completely. Safiya’s mother has a new partner and Safiya now lives in a new blended family.

In Safiya The Movie, we follow her in her daily life with her new bonus family, while at the same time we see Safiya take careful steps to reconnect with her biological father.

Production notes

Title in Original Language : Safiya The Movie
Director : Huibert van Wijk
Year : 2021
Length : 15
Format : DCP
Production Company : Cerutti Film | De Coproducent