Adults rule the world – but we tell the story of three extraordinary children in Germany, Kenya and Iraq who want to make the world a better place. This is the story of three children who decide not to trust adults any more. They start a range of projects to make the world a better place. Pursuing their dreams with astonishing energy and vigour, they work professionally like adults. But their viewpoints are very different. Felix Finkbeiner, a 12-year-old German boy dreams of planting billions of trees all over the world to stop climate change. Felix’ ambitious project is supported by such prominent figures as Al Gore, Kofi Annan and Gisele Bündchen. We also follow Fardosa (15) in the slums of Nairobi who campaigns against forced marriages for young girls and Roman (13) in Iraq who fights to reduce parental violence.

Current Affairs / Human Interest
Length 45′ HD
Film by Henriette Bornkamm and Carl-A. Fechner
Co-Production fechnerMEDIA with WDR, 2012
Original title: Weil ich länger lebe als Du

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