God Grew Tired of Us: The Story of Lost Boys of Sudan
Orphaned by a tumultuous civil war and traveling barefoot across the sub-Saharan desert, John Bul Dau, Daniel Abol Pach and Panther Blor were among the 25,000 "Lost Boys" (ages 3 to 13) who fled villages, formed surrogate families and sought refuge from famine, disease, wild animals and attacks from rebel soldiers. The boys traveled together for five years and against all odds crossed into the UN's refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya. A journey's end for some, it was only the beginning for John, Daniel and Panther, who along with 3,800 other young survivors, were selected by the International Rescue committee to re-settle in the United States. The cameras observe three resilient young men in a complex and confusing western world. illuminating all that has been gained and much that has been lost in the continuing immigrant experience of coming to America.
Cast: Daniel Abul Pach, Peter Greneng, Paul Ding Nyuon, Mabouc Thon Mabouc, John Bul Dou
Produced by: Tom Walker, Christopher Dillon Quinn, Molly Bradford, Peter Gilbert
Directed by: Tom Walker, Christopher Dillon Quinn
Running time: 1hr 26min
Opens: Jan 12, 2007 NY/LA
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