The social-impact documentary raises crucial awareness about the plight of 50.000 "Talibes" - young boys in Senegal (between 4 and 15 years old) who are forced to beg on the streets by their quranic-school teachers and suffer severe physical abuse and neglect.
Ways to get involved: deedaproductions.com/help-the-talibes/
Best Documentary Short & Best Cinematography - International Movie Awards 2012
The United Nations Assoc. Film Festival (Stanford University 2011)
International Human Rights Film Festival -This Human World (Vienna 2011)
International Human Rights Film Festival (Barcelona 2011)
Bristol International Development Conference (Bristol 2012)
Africa World Documentary Film Festival (Cameroon, Nigeria 2012)
London International Documentary Film Festival (London 2012)
Intl. Film Festival For Peace, Inspiration, And Equality (Indonesia 2012)
Festival Cinemas D'afrique (Switzerland 2012)
COMMFFEST Global Community Film Festival (October 2012)
Human Doc International Film Festival (Poland 2012)
Find out more about the Talibes here:
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