Boda Boda’s are the ubiquitous motorbike taxi’s of Uganda. Abel’s father is one of these drivers. When he is injured in a road accident, even though Abel is only 15, he takes up the responsibility of riding the boda boda to provide for the family. Abel however, is always on the lookout for a shortcut, so it's not long before calamity strikes.
The Nama are an indigenous people of Southern Africa who lost their land and nomadic lifestyle to diamond mining during colonialism and apartheid. They recently won a historic land claim but lost on an unfair settlement. This is a reference film to illustrate the vivid landscapes of denuded mines and stark desert for a full length creative documentary in development. Produced by James Tayler, Directed by Robyn Rorke.