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Knockout: Kassim the Dream

1 June 2009 8:30 AM, PDT | | See recent Tribeca Film news »

Kassim the Dream:

Behind the charm, smile and power of boxing champion Kassim 'The Dream' Ouma lies a unique and tragic story: at age 6, Ouma was kidnapped into the rebel army in Uganda and forced into life as a child soldier. Over the next 12 years, he discovered his pugilistic talents in the army's boxing team, which led to his defection to the U.S. at age 18. Despite the culture shock, Ouma quickly became Junior Middleweight Champion of the World. Filmmaker Kief Davidson happened upon Ouma's remarkable story while watching HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, and knew he had found his next project: 'What struck me immediately was the big smile Kassim always seemed to have on his face, even though he was talking about being a child soldier. I wanted to find out what was behind that grin.' What Davidson, a two-time Tribeca filmmaker (The Devil's Miner, Tff '05), found was »

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