'Asad'

From Emergent Africa Fri Feb 8 2013, 06:00:00

In Shadow and Act:

Nominated For an Oscar in the Best Short Film category, Asad, shot on the west coast of Cape Town and featuring Somali refugees living, is the result of a collaboration between American director Bryan Buckley's Hungry Man Films and Cape Town producer Rafiq Samsodien of The Asylum.

The story of Asad takes us into the lives of everyday people in a seaside village in Somalia, providing the audience with a glimpse into the daily struggles of everyday Somalis living in a failed state...[more here]

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