The Boda Boda Thieves (Uganda: 2015)


Donald Mugisha

Cast list

Hassan Insingoma... Abel

Saul Mwesigwa... Lex

Prossy Rukundo... Rosa

Micheal Wawuyo... Goodman


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.


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