South Africa, 2011, 16 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: USA
Topics: African Interest, Coming of Age, War
Language: English,Somalian

Awards: Best Narrative Short

In this authentic coming of age story, a young Somali boy must walk a tight rope between doing the right thing and self-preservation, all the while clinging to his dream of one day becoming a fisherman. Winner, Best Narrative Short, Tribeca FF.

DIRECTOR: Bryan Buckley
Producer: Bryan Buckley, Mino Jarjoura
Editor: Chris Franklin
Screenwriter: Bryan Buckley
Cinematographer: Scott Henriksen
Principal Cast: Harun Mohammed, Ibrahim Moalim Hussein, Ali Mohammed, Abdiwale Mohamed, Mariya Abdulle, Najah Abdi Abdullahi

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