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I Want To Be A Pilot

Directed by Diego Quemada-Diez
Kenya, Mexico, 2006
Short, Drama

Synopsis

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.

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I Want To Be A Pilot Directed by Diego Quemada-Diez

Awards & Festivals

São Paulo International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Foreign Short Film (Audience Award)

Los Angeles Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Short Film (Audience Award)

Sarasota Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Kids' Jury Award