I Am Somebody

I Am Somebody

Jamillah van der Hulst
I Am Somebody is the inspiring story about six street-connected children who represent their country at the Street Child World Cup in Qatar, which will change their lives forever.
Director and producer. Founds JaJa Film Productions in 2012 after a career in communications working for international NGOs. As a producer of feature and documentary films Jamillah rapidly develops an interest in directing films. She directs some well received 1-minute films and the documentary series Women with a Mission, which is broadcasted by TLC. In 2018 Jamillah delivers her first long documentary film, Fighting for Life, as a director. Her directorial debut is awarded the Peace and Sport Documentary Prize at the prestigious SPORTEL Awards in Monaco and the Guirlande d’Honneur at the Sport Movies & TV – Milano International FICTS Fest. As a director and a producer, Jamillah is driven by bringing inspirational and eye opening stories to the audience. Her stories are about people who try to get the best out of themselves or who try to be meaningful to others and about environmental issues that are crucial for the future of mankind. Her films will touch you, give you something to think about or get you in motion.

Festival do Rio, Rio de Janeiro Brazil (October 2023)

  • Original title I Am Somebody
  • Director Jamillah van der Hulst
  • Duration 96
  • Production year 2023
  • Aspect 1.78
  • Format Full HD (1080)
  • Category Feature Film
  • Subcategory Documentary
  • Gender Social, Sports
  • Nationality Netherlands, Pakistan, United states
  • Producer JaJa Film Productions, SOC Films, 5th Element Group, Rebel with a Cause
  • Dialogue language English, Portuguese, Arab, Urdú, Bengali
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Ali, Aya, Drika, Jesmin, Sahil, Yasmin