The Pirate Tapes (Somalia: 2011)

Director

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

Cast list

Cast List

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

 

Credits

Writing Credits  

Rock Baiknauth

Matvei Zhivov

Cast (in credits order)  

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

Produced by 

Rock Baijnauth Producer
Mikel Guillen Associate producer
Andrew Moniz Producer
Roger Singh Producer
Matvei Zhivov Producer

Film Editing by 

Andrew Moniz
Matvei Zhivov

Camera and Electrical Department 

Mohamed Ashareh Camera operator
Abdikareem Issa Camera operator
Roger Singh Camera operator

Music Department 

Colin Askey Music supervisor

Thanks 

Will Rowbotham Special thanks

 

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. <http://thetfs.ca/2011/04/28/review-the-pirate-tapes-hot-docs-2011/#.VIDoDdbBl2c>.

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. <http://exclaim.ca/Reviews/HotDocs/pirate_tapes-directed_by_matvei_zhivov_roger_singh_andrew_moniz_rock_bajinauth>.

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. <http://www.bigthoughtsfromasmallmind.com/2011/04/pirate-tapes-not-all-adventure-in-high.html>.