The clever boy Omar (11) gets a low level school recommendation, but with his mom’s persuasiveness, he gets in on a high educational level school anyway. However, he is the first and only Dutch Moroccan kid in an all-white highschool and he needs to figure out who he really is.
IN POST PRODUCTION
“Cum Laude” is a webseries written and directed by Mo Jouhri. It is produced by Harpy Films in collaboration with the Dutch broadcaster BNNVARA. “Cum Laude” is part of the 3LAB program. The pilot episode “The Score” was fully shot in the southern Dutch province Brabant. It will have an online release in December, 2022. In January 2023, we will know if we can produce the rest of the series (4 more episodes) as well.
In “The Score” Omar experiences his first day at his new school. In an anxiety attack, he imagines the famous rapper “Rapper Rijke” as his sidekick.