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: 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: 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.
By: Jeroen Akkermans
Breaking the silence on sexual abuse
Serving as an altar boy, Norbert Denef was sexually abused. He now struggles for justice, but is treated as a pariah.
By: Koert Lindijer
Godfrey’s Long March is not yet over
He saw the headless body of his dead uncle and looked lions in the eye. But Godfrey Bulla kept on searching for education, and found it.
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: 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: 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: Petra de Koning
Advocate for the Church’s Victims
While the Catholic Church hierarchy in Belgium looked away, one former priest opened his ears and his heart to sexual abuse victims.
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: Guus Valk
Sarcasm as a Last Resort
In permanent danger, bullied Palestinian-Israeli soapwriter Sayed Kashua resolutely keeps making provocative jokes. And Israelis love him.
By: VJ Movement
Bolivia's Female Wrestlers take on Stereotyping
Shouting, skirted cholita wrestlers are flying through the air. It's a way for these Indian women to show they are their husbands' equal.