King Ridwan

2023, 15 minutes

Ridwan is a 20-year-old TikTokker with an intellectual disability who wants to be taken seriously in his dream of becoming a successful rapper.

Ridwan is highly popular in his city of Leeuwarden, thanks to his videos going viral multiple times on TikTok. However, his popularity has grown partly due to people mocking him. His family wants to protect him from the negative effects of social media, but Ridwan wants to be taken seriously in pursuing his passions.

Will Ridwan be discouraged by all the obstacles that come his way, or will he continue to believe in his dream of becoming a social media superstar?

Credits

Themes
Media and digital culture
Suitable for
havo/vwo - brugklas
havo/vwo - onderbouw
ISK
praktijkonderwijs - leerjaar 1 & 2
vmbo b/k - leerjaar 1 & 2
vmbo t - leerjaar 1 & 2
voortgezet speciaal onderwijs
Director
Sammy Shefa Idris
Country of production
Netherlands, The
Type
Documentary, Short
Duration
15 minutes
Year
2023
Age rating
9