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Danish documentary Flee to be adapted as YA Graphic Novel

Danish documentary Flee to be adapted as YA Graphic Novel

The Danish animated documentary Flee which received three Oscar nominations is being adapted into a graphic novel, the Hollywood Reporter reports.

Flee is directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen and tells the story of Amin Nawabi who fled Afghanistan as a child and sought refuge in Denmark.

The documentary received nominations within the following three categories: best documentary, best animated feature, and best international feature. 

Director Rasmussen will adapt the film into a YA graphic novel, with the hopes of providing a wider platform for this story.

Flee will be published by scholastic and there is currently no publication date.