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Synopsis

‘Welterusten Papa’ (Goodnight Daddy) provides several perspectives and unique insights of fathers that live on an island that has been characterized as having a macho culture, where mothers have a say, whereas fathers are not always around to take care of their kids.

Details

(65mins) | Curaçao

Language:

Papiamentu, Dutch with English subtitles

Production

Directors:

Sharelly Emanuelson Photograph of Sharelly Emanuelson Sharelly Emanuelson (1986) is a filmmaker based in the Dutch Caribbean. She acquired her B.A. in Audiovisual Media from the School of Arts, Utrecht, followed by an M.A. in Artistic Research at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. Her early documentary film “Su Solo I Playanan” (2010) won an audience award at the 'Africa in the Picture' film festival (2012) and was screened at several film festivals and public debate platforms. In addition to her films and video installations she founded “Uniarte”, a non-profit, artists led organization on Curacao and the Netherlands that works to contribute to a fertile and sustainable environment for art to flourish in a contemporary Caribbean context.