The Day I Decided to Be Nina
Director: Ingeborg Jansen
Country: The Netherlands
Year of production: 2000
15 min
Subject:
  • Children's rights;
  • LGBT rights;
  • Minority rights;
Audience:
  • Teachers;
  • Pupils;
  • Students;

Guido is 11 years old boy who doesn’t want to be a boy. He doesn’t like football and prefers chatting to the girls in his class. In fact, he also feels more like a girl. And then the day comes when Guido decides to be Nina. The only thing missing is for her friends and family how to accept her wishes.

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Ingeborg Jansen

Ingeborg Jansen (Amsterdam, 1965) graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 1991 (documentary filmmaking and editing) and from Erasmus University of Rotterdam in 2010 (Criminal Law). She`s been an independent documentary filmmaker since 1991 and has, amongst other things, been working on VPRO`s series Veldpost, Sportpaleis de Jong and Ondertussen in Nederland.

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