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by Sandra Beerends


Alima worked as a nanny in the former Dutch colony of Indonesia. Her story plays out against the backdrop of World War II and the struggle for independence, and is complemented by unique footage from various archives.

international title: They Call Me Babu
original title: They Call Me Babu
country: Netherlands
year: 2019
genre: documentary
directed by: Sandra Beerends
film run: 78'
film editing: Ruben van der Hammen
music: Alex Simu
producer: Pieter van Huystee
production: Pieter van Huystee Film
backing: The Netherlands Film Fund (NL)
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