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3.7
34 Ratings

Asad

Directed by Bryan Buckley
South Africa, 2012
Drama, Short

Synopsis

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.

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Asad Directed by Bryan Buckley

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Short Film, Live Action

Tribeca Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Narrative Short

Los Angeles Film Festival

2012 | Winner: Best Short Film (Audience Award)

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