Docpoint – Helsinki Documentary Film Festival


Yaren and the Sun

“Yaren and the Sun” is a short documentary about grief, healing and friendship. Four years ago ten year old Yaren lost her mother. This summer she nervously leaves for a special kind of camp: a grieving camp. Here, all the kids have lost someone close to them. In five beautiful, intense days Yaren and the other kids at camp bond over that one thing they all have in common: their grief.

Production notes

Title in Original Language : Yaren en de Zon
Director : Renate Raman & Joren Slaets
Year : 2021
Length : 19
Age limit : S
Format : DCP
Production Company : Storyhouse