My First Highway

Director & Writer: Kevin Meul. Produced by: Fobic Films (BE), co-producers: CTM pictures (NL), Telenet Stap, (BE)

Funding Netherlands Film Fund: Minority co-productions with VAF.

While on his annual summer holiday with his parents, 16-year-old Benjamin falls head over heels for a Flemish girl, who runs the local supermarket with her mum at their Spanish holiday destination. She's beautiful and intriguing, and before he knows it, he is dragged into an adventure with some very dangerous twists. This turns out to be a summer he never will forget.

Netherlands funding: Selective minority co-production: € 200.000
Financiers: Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (VAF) (BE), Screen Flanders (BE), Telenet Stap (BE)
World premiere: Rome Film Fest 2016 
Language: Dutch, Spanish, duration: 82 min, genre: coming of age drama
Sales agent: Premium Films 
Distribution Benelux: Paradiso Filmed Entertainment