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The Boys of Baraka

Rating:R (for some language)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:November 30, 2005
Running time:84 minutes
Cast:Devon Brown, Darius Chambers, Richard Keyser, Justin Mackall, Montrey Moore
Director:Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
Producer:Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
Distributor:ThinkFilm

Description: "The Boys of Baraka" follows a group of extraordinary 12-year-old boys from the most violent ghettos of Baltimore who are chosen to attend an experimental boarding school in Kenya. Many have developed emotion problems and violent tendencies as a result of coming from broken homes or being raised by parents with drug addictions or criminal records. Removed from these influences, the school presents a strict academic and disciplinary program that allows them to face their issues and begin the journey toward putting their lives on the right track.

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