The Boda Boda Thieves – VIFF 2015 Review

The Boda Boda Thieves

Co-directors Donald Mugisha and James Taylor pay an artful homage to the neo-realist movement, specifically Vittorio De Sica and his benchmark 1948 film, Bicycle Thieves, with their film, The Boda Boda Thieves. Set in the winding, crowded streets of Kampala, Uganda, the film focuses on 15 year-old Abel (Hassan “Spike” Insingoma), who must cover for […]