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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

ASAD

Directed by Bryan Buckley
SHORT NARRATIVE 18 Minutes World Premiere
FILM GUIDE ASAD
Set in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, an all-Somali refugee cast brings to life this coming-of-age fable of a Somali boy who is faced with falling into the pirate life, or rising above to choose the path of an honest fishing man.
Drama
About the Director(s)
Bryan Buckley, co-owner of Hungry Man Productions, has directed more than 40 Super Bowl commercials over the last decade. Many pieces of Buckley's work have been inducted into MoMA's permanent collection, and he has won a DGA Award, Emmy Awards, and Cannes Lions. He directed the short doc No Autographs.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2012
  • Length:
    18 minutes
  • Language:
    Somali
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    World
Cast & Credits
  • Director:
    Bryan Buckley
  • Screenwriter:
    Bryan Buckley
  • Producer:
    Mino Jarjoura, Bryan Buckley, Rafiq Samsodien
  • Editor:
    Chris Franklin
  • Associate Producer:
    Matt Lefebvre
  • Director of Photography:
    Scott Henriksen
  • Production Designer:
    David Skinner
  • Executive Producer:
    Hank Perlman, Kevin Byrne
  • Composer:
    Marcel Khalife
  • Primary Cast:
    Harun Mohammed, Ibrahim Moallim Hussein, Ali Mohammed, Abdiwale Mohmed Mohamed, Mariya Abdulle, Najah Abdi Abdullahi

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