Adam, a young Tanzanian boy persecuted because of his albinism, finds a kindred spirit in Peter, a Canadian man with the same condition. Together they embark on an unlikely journey that transcends cultures and continents.
Persecution exists everywhere, but the cultural context can radically change its tenor, as it does in Tanzania with those who have albinism. This doc reveals the country’s superstitiously violent attitude, telling the powerful stories of two children, victims of under-acknowledged discrimination.
Documentary at its best! On one hand, it is the same old story about a rich Westerner trying to save the humanity, but on the other hand it is an eye opening account on Alibinism and its horrendous tales in Sub-saharan Africa. These tales will make you detest humanity and love this film.
Wow. This is one that's worth seeing. I'm not usually too fond of Canadian films (I'm Canadian), but this is very strong. The subject matter will make you cry if you have any connection to your humanity. Poignant, to say the least, and an important work about important work.
sadly reads more like an avp for the org the charitable american established than a well structured and researched documentary. It leans too heavily on an Anglo savior. The loveliest moments were with Adam and his voiceovers.
To quote Deleuze/Guattari: "Not only is the criminal deprived of organs according to a regime of collective investments; not only is the one who has to be eaten, eaten according to social rules as exact as those followed in carving up a steer; but the man who enjoys the full exercise of his rights and duties has his whole body marked under a regime that consigns his organs and their exercise to the collectivity."