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The Boy with More?

The Boy with More tackles the psycho-social issues of a Nepali boy growing up as the child of a migrant worker.

Available in: English | Nepali

Length: 03:50

Partners: Migration for Development and Equality (MIDEQ), Nepal Institute for Social and Environmental Research (NISER), Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Coventry University

Credits: Gabi Froden (illustrator), Diana Garcia (animator), Oliver Meech (script writer), Dr Anita Ghimire (Research & Translation), Pratyush Poudel (Voice Over), Dr Benjamin Worku-Dix (Director)

The Boy with More?  is produced in collaboration with MIDEQ research team in Nepal, NISER, highlighting the impact of migration on migrants abroad and their families back home.
The film delves into the life of Krishna, a teenage boy from Nepal, who experiences the complexities of having more material possessions due to his father remittances from working in Malaysia. Despite his apparent advantages, Krishna is burdened by a multitude of worries that impede his focus and happiness.

Accompanying Educational Resources

Learning and Engagement

The Boy with More? Learning & Engagement materials are to support learners aged 11-16 years and their teachers/educators.