by Åse Svenheim-Drivenes | Sant & Usant - AMP Polska - Maja.de | 58’ | Norway - Poland - Germany | 2014 | HD
When the family business goes bankrupt Kuba (12) and Mikołaj’s (8) parents are forced to leave Poland to find work abroad. Kuba must take care of his little brother while his parents are away. As times goes by, he becomes a teenager and rejects the big responsibilty on his young shoulders. His family is forced to make a life changing decision. Kuba’s story is also the story about modern Europe. It is estimated that only in Poland more than 100,000 children are left by their parents who are forced to work abroad. I am Kuba is an intimate film about children growing up as ‘euro-orphans’.