The Boda Boda Thieves (Uganda: 2015)

Director

Donald Mugisha

Cast list

Hassan Insingoma                Abel

Saul Mwesigwa                      Lex

Prossy Rukundo                    Rosa

Micheal Wawuyo                   Goodman

Synopsis

When he becomes the head of the family at 15, Abel looks for shortcuts to easy money to provide for his family, including becoming a snatch and grab getaway driver.

Reviews

Obenson, Tambay A. “Ugandan Donald Mugisha’s ‘Bicycle Thieves’-Like ‘Boda Boda Thieves’ Gets a Trailer + Berlin World Premiere”. Indiewire.com, 26 Jan. 2015. Web. 2 Apr. 2015.

Kaggwa, Andrew. “The Boda Boda Thief gets Berlin Nod”. The Observer, 18 Feb. 2015. Web. 2 Apr. 2015.

Vourlias, Chrristopher. “African Thieves Steal Prod’n Spotlight.” Reed Business Information, 12 Apr. 2012. Web. 9 Apr. 2015.