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I Am Kuba


When the family business goes bankrupt, Kuba and Mikołaj’s parents are forced to leave Poland to find work abroad. “I am Kuba” is a coming-of-age film about the twelve-year-old Kuba who must take care of his eight-year-old brother while his parents are away. As times goes by, Kuba becomes a teenager and rejects the big responsibility on his young shoulders. His family is forced to make a life changing decision.
It is estimated that in Poland alone more than 100,000 children are left by their parents who are forced to work abroad.


Festival Participation

  • Nordic/Docs
    Award for Best Nordic Documentary Medium Length
  • TROMSØ Film Festival
  • Docudays UA
  • Lübeck Nordic Film Days
  • Göteborg International Film Festival
  • Eurodok (Norway)
  • Docs Against Gravity Film Festival (Poland)
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
  • Dok Leipzig Special screening
  • Lübeck Nordic Film Days

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