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Kom op 3 november naar het Humanity House en debatteer mee

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Op 3 november organiseren we samen met het Humanity House in Den Haag een debat over de film. Ga voor kaartjes en het laatste nieuws naar hun website.

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November 3 the Hague: Joini us for a debate on In my dreams

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On November 3 we organise, together with Humanity House in The Hague, a debate about our project. See for more information and for tickets here.

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Film screening and artist talk: In my dreams I want to become a tourist

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The Rwandan government closes all orphanages because they do not fit the new (economic) status the country aspires. The children are better off with their own family or a foster family, is their argument. Photographer Anaïs López, journalist Paulien Bakker and filmmaker Anisleidy Martínez followed the brothers Hirwa (13) and Jean-Cloude (11) as they went back to their mother Fareeda. Fareeda is 27 years old and too poor to care for them. Still, she is forced to take the boys in. The brothers begin laboriously to a new life in her small cabin with single bed. Will they make it together? The 24-minute film is the heart of the exhibition […]

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What happened to the orphans?

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Read our stories on Al Jazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/12/closure-rwanda-genocide-orphanages-exacts-heavy-toll-151215114710827.html Narratively The Grandchildren of Genocide    

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Great news: goal photo auction is reached!

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Great news: we’ve reached our goals for the photo auction! It’s amazing. More news will follow soon, we’re still adding up the numbers. For now: it seems the system got overheated – so many bids, so many emails to send (yes we’re smiling!). It has been sending a few too many. People have been receiving up to 13 emails congratulating them with winning one bid. Apologies for that, we’re working on it. We are very happy with your contribution, but indeed, no need to shout it into your ear… Thank you to everybody for your contribution!

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What is there to do in the coming weeks to support this project?

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– Marjo van Kleeff is organizing the Art TastE on Thursday evening, an event with good food, live music and artist Joost Heetman (see www.joostheetman.com). He will talk about his work. Tickets cost € 40, – including an amazing three-course dinner. You can subscribe by sending an email to: marjo@artangels.nl. Or look for more information here: www.facebook.com/arttasteamsterdam – Ian Gaukroger is giving two piano concertos on his houseboat in Amsterdam, on the 6th and 20th of September in the afternoon. Tickets are almost sold out, so be quick to book your seat: paulien.bakker@wxs.nl. – Suzanne Cornelissen is organizing a clothing swap. You bring clothes for charity and can bid on […]

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Un carnet qui peut envoyer nos orphelins à l’école

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Un cuaderno que puede enviar nuestros huérfanos a la escuela

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A photo notebook for our orphans

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If you want to… We will be everywhere. In fact, you might want to know where we are so you can hide from us. Instagram: Countrywithoutorphans Twitter: countryworphans Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/countrywithoutorphans/ The only thing that is hard to follow if you don’t speak Dutch is our blog – sorry about that!

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