The Boys of Baraka

The Boys of Baraka

DVD - 2006
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The boys of Baraka: Follows a group of 12-year-old boys from the most violent ghettos of Baltimore to the Baraka School, an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, where children live by strict guidelines, yet are given the freedom to grow.
Ryan's well: "7-year-old Ryan Hreljac is called to action when he learns that his pen pal Jimmy's village in Uganda has no access to clean water. What starts with asking his mother for $70 to help build a well turns into a community effort to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars toward clean water in Africa."--Container.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Act Now Productions, 2006
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Branch Call Number: DVD 967.676


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lasertravis Feb 12, 2013

Underdeveloped documentary of inner city kids going to Africa to go to prep school. Anticlimactic. Had potential to be much better, but an event in the film brings about an abrupt ending.

Aug 26, 2010

A heart wrenching look a the lives of Baltimore inner city youth searching for hope and a future.

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