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God Grew Tired of Us: The Story of Lost Boys of Sudan

Rating:PG (for thematic elements and some disturbing images)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:January 12, 2007
Running time:86 minutes
Cast:John Bul Dou, Peter Greneng, Mabouc Thon Mabouc, Paul Ding Nyuon, Daniel Abul Pach
Director:Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tom Walker
Producer:Molly Bradford, Peter Gilbert, Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tom Walker
Distributor:Newmarket Films

Description: Orphaned by a tumultuous civil war and traveling barefoot across the sub-Saharan desert, John Bul Dau, Daniel Abol Pach and Panther Blor were among the 25,000 "Lost Boys" (ages 3 to 13) who fled villages, formed surrogate families and sought refuge from famine, disease, wild animals and attacks from rebel soldiers. The boys traveled together for five years and against all odds crossed into the UN's refugee camp in Kakuma, Kenya. A journey's end for some, it was only the beginning for John, Daniel and Panther, who along with 3,800 other young survivors, were selected by the International Rescue committee to re-settle in the United States. The cameras observe three resilient young men in a complex and confusing western world. illuminating all that has been gained and much that has been lost in the continuing immigrant experience of coming to America.

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