WE SHALL OVERCOME 

By Niels Arden Oplev 

FACTS

Title: WE SHALL OVERCOME 
Original title: DRØMMEN 
Director: Niels Arden Oplev 
Producers: Sisse Graum Jørgensen 
Executive producers: Peter Garde, Peter Aalbæk Jensen
Film status: Internationally Premiered
Cast: Bent Mejding, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jens Jørn Spottag
Genre: Drama
Duration: 106 min
Language: Danish
Country of origin: Denmark
Scriptwriter: Niels Arden Oplev, Steen Bille 
Cinematographer: Lars Vestergaard
Production year: 2005
Editor: Søren B. Ebbe 
Local release: 24-03-2006

Thirteen year-old Frits has fallen out of favours with the school headmaster. When he steps over the line punishing Frits, the boy takes up battle against the authorities, inspired by his idol Martin Luther King.

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Festival overview

Toronto Sprockets Intl. Film Festival For Children
Awards: Young People's Jury Award, Feature Film Category (Age 12).
2006-04-21

Cinekid Childrens Film Festival-Amsterdam
Awards: Jury's Main Prize
2006-10-22

Giffoni Film Festival, Italy
Awards: Golden Gryphon
2006-07-15

Berlin Film Festival
Awards: crystal bear
2006-02-09

Childrens Film Festival Cologne
Awards: Cinepänz Award
2006-11-18

Göteborg Int. Filmfestival
Awards: church price, Oecumenical  Prize
2006-01-27

Oulu int. Children's FF
Awards: Children's Jury's 1st Prize, CIFEJ Jury Award)
2006-11-13

Chicago International Childrens Film Festival
Awards: Children Jury's 1st price, Jury's 2nd price
2006-10-24

Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Awards: Children Jury's 1st price, Jury's 2nd price
2006-10-24

Rimouski Carrousel Int. FF
Awards: Best Film, Best Actor
2006-09-24

Hamptons Film Festival
Awards: Audience Award - Best Narrative(international) Film
2006-10-18

London Film Festival
Awards: Audience Award
2006-10-18

Reykjavik international film festival
Awards: Audience Award
2006-09-28

Athens Olympia Int. Film Festival for children and
2006-12-02

Berlin 2010
2010-02-11

Cinequest Film Festival, SAN JOSE
2007-02-28

Festroia Int. Film Festival (Setúbal-Portugal)
2006-06-02

Galway Int. FF, Film Fleadh
2006-07-11

Giffoni Film Festival, Hollywood
2007-04-24

Gijon International Film Festival
2006-11-23

Hong Kong International Children's Film Carnival
2007-07-01

Munich Int. FF
2006-07-15

Munich International Film Festival
2006-07-15

Poznan Ale Kino! International Children's Film Fes
2006-12-02

Seattle International Film Festival, USA
2006-05-25

Shanghai Int. FF
2010-06-12

Tapei Golden Horse, Taiwan
2007-06-22