God Grew Tired of Us

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  89 min.
Release Date: April 6, 2007 (limited)
DVD: August 14, 2007

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Cast: John Bul Dau, Daniel Abol Pach, Panther Blor

Synopsis

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.

Named by a journalist after Peter Pan’s posse of orphans who protected and provided for each other, the “Lost 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 3800 other young survivors, were selected to settle in the United States.

Director: Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tommy Walker
Studio: Newmarket Films
Producer(s): Christopher Dillon Quinn, Tommy Walker, Molly Bradford
Screenplay: Christopher Dillon Quinn
Official Site: www.godgrewtiredofus.com

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