Set in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, an all-Somali refugee cast brings to life this coming-of-age fable of a Somali boy who is faced with falling into the pirate life, or rising above to choose the path of an honest fishing man.
Length: 18 minutes
Director: Bryan Buckley
Screenwriter: Bryan Buckley
Producer: Mino Jarjoura, Bryan Buckley, Rafiq Samsodien
Editor: Chris Franklin
Associate Producer: Matt Lefebvre
Director of Photography: Scott Henriksen
Production Designer: David Skinner
Executive Producer: Hank Perlman, Kevin Byrne
Composer: Marcel Khalife
Primary Cast: Harun Mohammed, Ibrahim Moallim Hussein, Ali Mohammed, Abdiwale Mohmed Mohamed, Mariya Abdulle, Najah Abdi Abdullahi
Bryan Buckley, co-owner of Hungry Man Productions, has directed more than 40 Super Bowl commercials over the last decade. Many pieces of Buckley's work have been inducted into MoMA's permanent collection, and he has won a DGA Award, Emmy Awards, and Cannes Lions. He directed the short doc No Autographs.