In a post 9/11 world, One11 asks What Now? And looks for answers to people who refuse to be cynical, and who struggle to make a difference.
By: Remko Tanis
Fighting the Dragon
Lu Jianfu uses his camera to fight abuse of power by Chinese officials. He meets anger and aggression - but also success.
By: Frank Renout
Bringing Peace in Paris
When the suburbs of Paris erupted, Mehdi Bigaderne’s old school friend was killed. But rather than join the rioters, he began to build bridges.
By: David Jan Godfroid
Beacon in the Balkans
Corrupt and divided along ethnic lines, Macedonia is a tiny land with huge problems. But Xabir Derala is a symbol of the region's promise.
By: Rop Zoutberg
A Lieutenant Feeds the Spaniards
After a career in the Spanish army, Pedro Nchama decided to set up a food bank. Without any subsidy he established a service for immigrants that now has Spanish citizens lining up too.
By: Diederik van Hoogstraten
Happy Warrior for New Islam
A big heart, a sharp mind, a loud mouth and uncovered hair: the Muslim intellectual in New York inspires readers everywhere.
By: Kees Broere
An African Middle-class Hero
Charles is focused on lifting his family out of the lower middle-class. Like millions of other Africans, his life is anonymous but indispensable.
By: Elske Schouten
A Mother to Abused Maids
Thousands of abused women call her 'mother'. Normawati fights for migrant workers. She’s threatened by labour brokers, but threatens right back.
Simon Pierre Bell
Simon Pierre Bell
By: Bram Posthumus
Images for Africa
He has neither experience nor money, but he does have perseverance. Simon has given Africa a cinematic self-image with a festival for Cameroonian cineasts only.
By: Robert-Jan Friele
Rebel with a Cause
An early love of rock music led to Gorki’s first arrest. And his determination to pursue artistic freedom has meant a life of conflict with Cuba’s Communist regime.
By: Yolanda Bobeldijk
No Legs, but Chasing Gold
Despite losing his legs in Afghanistan, former soldier Derek Derenalagi is determined to make a difference. He hopes his quest for sporting gold will inspire all who struggle with life.
By: Ilona Eveleens
Africa Can Help Itself
A Kenyan business woman sees promise and growth where others see only misery. Her ideas have helped countless Africans.