Dear Future Children

Dear Future Children
Germany, United Kingdom, Austria
2021
89min
English, Spanish, Cantonese, Luganda
Director: 
Franz Böhm
Producer: 
Ansgar Wörner
Johannes Schubert
Franz Böhm
Co-producer: 
Jennie Scott
Connor O`Hara
Jamie Gamache
Editor: 
Daniela Schramm Moura
Cinematographer: 
Friedemann Leis
Sound: 
Marc Lehnert
Production info: 
Nightrunner Productions, Schubert Film
Distribution info: 
Magnetfilm Frauke Knappke frauke.knappke@magnetfilm.de https://www.magnetfilm.de
Awards: 
Qualified for the Academy Awards 2022
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis 2021 Audience Award
HotDocs 2021 Audience Award

Young and ready for action, three girls are making sure their voices are used to create a better future. Rayen protests for social justice in Chile, Pepper strives for democracy in Hong Kong, and Hilda fights against the devastating consequences of climate change in Uganda. Although they face seemingly impossible situations, and activism turns their lives upside down, they never lose sight of their aims.

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Franz Böhm is from Stuttgart, Germany. At 16, he made his first film as a director, Harmonie der Anderen. Franz' next project found him living with youth experiencing homelessness, the resulting documentary, Christmas Wishes, was selected as the opening film for the German Youth Film Awards. Following his work for the National Film & Television School and the documentary production company, 1185 Films, Franz is currently developing new projects in London. Dear Future Children is his debut feature film.