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Karla’s Arrival (0+)

Spain, Belgium, USA, 2010, 90 min.
Director: Koen Suidgeest
In Managua, Nicaragua, teenager Sujeyiin Aguilar raises her newborn daughter Karla on the same streets she has been calling home for the past eight years. Based in a city park and part of a larger group of youngsters, mother and baby struggle to reach the little one's first birthday. Beautifully told and full of hope, Karla's Arrival offers an intense personal story about second generation street children.

Koen Suidgeest

Koen Suidgeest

has dedicated half his life to working as a director, writer, producer and photographer, primarily in the field of documentaries. His interest resides in socially engaged projects. With his documentary CASTING (2006) he became the first Dutch filmmaker to be nominated for Spanish Academy Award (Goya). He has traveled five continents and resided in four countries, the past 14 years in Spain.

FILMOGRAPHY

"Casting", 2006; "Color de un Voto", 2007; "Karla's Arrival", 2010.
Spain, Belgium, USA, 2010, 90 min.
Director: Koen Suidgeest
In Managua, Nicaragua, teenager Sujeyiin Aguilar raises her newborn daughter Karla on the same streets she has been calling home for the past eight years. Based in a city park and part of a larger group of youngsters, mother and baby struggle to reach the little one's first birthday. Beautifully told and full of hope, Karla's Arrival offers an intense personal story about second generation street children.