This film will open Cinekid 2019

Don't miss out on this cheerful family film!

We're happy to share with you that our festival will be opened on Wednesday 16 October with the Dutch premiere of BINTI! 

In the cheerful adventure film BINTI, the young and energetic vlogger Binti, who is residing illegally in Belgium with her father who fled Congo, must go into hiding with the eleven-year-old nature enthusiast Elias and his mother. Binti has a marvellous plan: if her father marries Elias’s single mother, then they can stay in Belgium for good. But then there is the jealous neighbour to deal with.

Check out the trailer below!

‘Cinekid feels a bit like a home-coming. Part of the film was developed here, and my previous film also had its Dutch premiere here. The honour of being the festival’s opening film really feels like a wonderful gift.’ – Frederike Migom, director of BINTI

Director Frederike Migom and the main actors Bebel Tshiani Baloji and Mo Bakker will attend the festive opening, along with the Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema. The film will of course be screened during our festival, so don't miss it!