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Spotlight on Merna
Spotlight on Merna

SPOTLIGHT ON MERNA

Merna in de Spotlight

Directed by Mirjam Marks
Netherlands, 2016
Short, Documentary

Synopsis

Taking part in The Voice Kids is already quite something, but for 11-year-old Merna it’s really something special. Her parents had to flee Iraq because they are part of the Christian minority, and IS was threatening to kidnap Merna. They now live in Lebanon, where one in three people is a refugee.

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Synopsis

Taking part in The Voice Kids is already quite something, but for 11-year-old Merna it’s really something special. Her parents had to flee Iraq because they are part of the Christian minority, and IS was threatening to kidnap Merna. They now live in Lebanon, where one in three people is a refugee.