Kassim the Dream (2008)

Kassim the Dream was released on DVD on July 10, 2012
Kassim the Dream cover

Storyline:

From the director of The Devil’s Miner, this acclaimed documentary charts the incredible journey of Uganda-born world champion boxer, Kassim “The Dream” Ouma. At age six, he was kidnapped by the rebel army and forced to be a child soldier. But Ouma found his ticket to freedom after discovering the army’s boxing team-and defected to the U.S. in 1998, after more than a decade of warfare. Overcoming homelessness and severe culture shock, Ouma gradually rose through the ranks of the sport to become Junior Middleweight Champion of the World. Having achieved the American Dream but still battling his childhood demons, Ouma’s greatest wish is to return to Uganda and his family. Filmmaker Kief Davidson skillfully captures this haunted, extraordinarily complex young fighter during a pivotal time in his life-as he seeks a pardon from the government that nearly destroyed his life.

Starring:

Kassim Ouma

Reviews & Ratings:

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date July 10, 2012
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time 86 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date July 10, 2012
Actors Kassim Ouma
Directed by Kief Davidson
Studio Zeitgeist Films
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
Genre(s) Documentary
Where to Rent
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