Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
Ryota Nonomiya is a successful businessman driven by money. When he learns that his biological son was switched with another child after birth, he must make a life-changing decision and choose his true son or the boy he raised as his own.
We meet Omondi; he's 12, orphaned by AIDS, living in East Africa's largest slum, Nairobi's Kibera. We watch him emerge from his burrow in a garbage dump; then we follow him as he walks through Kibera. He tells us that he wants to be a pilot. Gradually, we learn why. Written by
A young African boy dealing with AIDS tells his hopes for the future in this award-winning short. The very look of the boy is enough to break your heart but his little song on the future is incredibly touching especially for someone his age. On a side point, I'm always curious about these documentaries that look at poor people like the kid here. At one point he says he hasn't eaten in four days and I'm always curious why the director or people behind the short, who obviously have money if they're making a film, don't actually feed him.
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