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These Birds Walk

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:November 1, 2013
Running time:71 minutes
Director:Omar Mullick, Bassam Tariq
Distributor:Oscilloscope

Web Site: http://www.thesebirdswalk.net/

Description: Omar is a young runaway boy in Karachi, Pakistan, whose life hangs on one critical question: what is home going to mean for him? Is it going to be in the urban streets where he has made his life, an unstructured home for runaways, or the difficult rural family life he has been trying to flee? And might Omar find an answer in the hardened young man Asad, himself a former street kid and now an ambulance driver for the humanitarian Edhi Foundation who helps the children at Omar's orphanage return to their homes, often in dangerous territory and at great personal risk? A glancing, non-hagiographic examination of the work being done by humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, often called "the Mother Teresa of Pakistan" (seen fleetingly throughout the movie),

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