The Pirate Tapes (Somalia: 2011)

Director

Rock Baijnauth, Andrew Moniz, Roger Singh, and Matvei Zhivov

Cast list

Mohamed Ashareh
Matt Bryden
Nick Nuttal
Nicholas Wadhams
Mikel Guillen
Andrew Moniz
Matvei Zhivov

Credits

Writing: Rock Baiknauth, Matvei Zhivov

Producers: Rock Baijnauth, Andrew Moniz, Roger Singh, Matvei Zhivov

Associate Producer: Mikel Guillen

Film Editing: Andrew Moniz, Matvei Zhivov

Camera operators: Mohamed Ashareh, Abdikareem Issa, Roger Singh

Music Supervisor: Colin Askey

Synopsis

In this riveting tale of danger, politics and international intrigue, a Somali-Canadian journalist risks his life to infiltrate a Somali pirate cell. His hidden camera footage is woven with insights into the complex causes that turned ordinary fishermen into marauders.

Reviews

Albano, Carmen. "Review: The Pirate Tapes - Hot Docs 2011." Toronto Film Scene. Toronto Film Scene28, Apr. 2011. Web. 04 Dec. 2014.

Harper, Kevin. "The Pirate Tapes - Directed by Matvei Zhivov, Roger Singh, Andrew Moniz, Rock Bajinauth • Hot Docs Reviews • Exclaim.ca." The Pirate Tapes - Directed by Matvei Zhivov, Roger Singh, Andrew Moniz, Rock Bajinauth • Hot Docs Reviews • Exclaim.ca. Exclaim, 12 May 2011. Web. 04 Dec. 2014.

Small, Courtney. "Big Thoughts from a Small Mind: The Pirate Tapes Not All Adventure in the High Seas." Big Thoughts from a Small Mind: The Pirate Tapes Not All Adventure in the High Seas. Big Thoughts for a Small Mind, 30 Apr. 2011. Web. 04 Dec. 2014.