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Seeing & being

Young people from across Europe share their thoughts on identity.

All clips are subtitled in English. The clips marked with * are subtitled in all the project languages.

  • Matej, Slovakia, 18

    Matej talks about his disability and how that affects him.

  • Nued, Germany, 17

    Nued grew up in Frankfurt, but tells how he doesn't feel at home in Germany.

  • Anna, Denmark, 17

    Anne talks about her Jewish identity.

  • Hilga, Germany, 16

    Hilga describes coming out as a lesbian.

  • Aya, The Netherlands, 17

    Aya describes having both Dutch and Moroccan identity.

  • Nick, Ukraine, 17

    Nick talks about how people reacted when he came out.

  • Robin, The Netherlands, 18

    Robin talks about the necklace she wears, with a Star of David, and the hassle it brings her.

  • Susanna, Ukraine, 18

    Susanna reflects on her identity and what it is like to hang out with boys.

  • Laurens, The Netherlands, 17

    Laurens talks about how he discovered that he is transgender.

  • Daniel, Hungary, 16

    Daniel describes the hostility men face on the streets if they wear a kippah.

  • Romario, Denmark, 18

    Romario talks about belonging to two cultures: living in Denmark and being an Assyrian Christian.

  • Márk, Hungary, 17

    Márk talks about being Roma in a non-Roma environment.

  • Shirel, Austria, 16

    Shirel talks about how she relates to Georgia and Israel, where her parents lived before they migrated to Austria.

  • Zekman, Germany, 16

    Zekman describes his experiences of living in Germany with a Macedonian and Turkish background.

  • Wael, Germany, 19

    Wael describes his Palestinian roots and how he escaped Syria and was granted asylum in Germany.

  • Landry, Slovakia, 17

    Landry talks about how people in Slovakia react to him being Slovakian with roots in Benin, west Africa.

  • Alyona, Ukraine, 17

    Alyona is Roma and thinks it is important to be open about her identity.

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