We Are Boys

Jongens Zijn We



Tomas Kaan


A film by Tomas Kaan about the friendship between 12-year old Jim and 10-year old Sam and the last summer they spend together before Jim goes to high school. A story about friendship, growing up and what it means to be a boy.

We Are Boys was shown on the Cinekid Film Festival and IDFA. It was nominated for the New Arrivals Award and NFTVM/VERS Competition. It also has been selected for the Prix Jeunesse and the New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival, won the Price of the Children’s Jury at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen and the Cinekid Kinderkast Award. It was also shown on several other Short Film Festivals worldwide.