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3.5
15 Ratings

The Boys of Baraka

Directed by Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
United States, 2005
Documentary

Synopsis

Twenty 12-year-old black boys from one of the most violent ghettos in Baltimore, Maryland, are taken 10,000 miles away to an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, to try to take advantage of the educational opportunities they can’t get in their own country.

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The Boys of Baraka Directed by Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

2005 | Winner: Best Documentary (Gold Hugo)

International Documentary Association

2005 | Nominee: Feature Documentaries