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THE BOYS OF BARAKA

Directed by Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
United States, 2005
Documentary

Synopsis

Twenty 12-year-old black boys from one of the most violent ghettos in Baltimore, Maryland, are taken 10,000 miles away to an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, to try to take advantage of the educational opportunities they can’t get in their own country.

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Synopsis

Twenty 12-year-old black boys from one of the most violent ghettos in Baltimore, Maryland, are taken 10,000 miles away to an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, to try to take advantage of the educational opportunities they can’t get in their own country.

The Boys of BarakaDirected byHeidi Ewing, Rachel Grady

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Awards & Festivals

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Chicago International Film Festival
2005 | Winner: Best Documentary (Gold Hugo)
International Documentary Association
2005 | Nominee: Feature Documentaries

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