The World Around Me
A young second-generation Turkish immigrant, navigates life as an outsider in Aotearoa as he seeks belonging and acceptance.
Writer/Director – Hasan Jhan Arslan
Producer – Gretchen Hatton
Consulting Producer – Angela Cudd
Story Consultant: Fiona Samuel
Production Mentor: Yamin Tun
Someday Stories is a series of short films made by emerging young film-makers from Aotearoa New Zealand, that articulate the change and impact on society they want for the future. Someday Stories 7 was made possible by our funders NZ On Air, Te Māngai Pāho and the NZ Film Commission.