Lost Boys of Sudan (film)

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Lost Boys of Sudan
Directed by Megan Mylan, Jon Shenk
Produced by Megan Mylan, Jon Shenk
Cinematography Jon Shenk
Edited by Mark Becker, Kim Roberts
Release dates 2003
Running time 87 min.
Language English

Lost Boys of Sudan is a documentary film by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk about two Dinka boys from Sudan, Santino Majok Chuor and Peter Nyarol Dut, who reached the United States after fleeing the civil war in their country. "Orphaned as young boys" in the Second Sudanese Civil War they "survived lion attacks and militia gunfire to reach a refugee camp in Kenya along with thousands of other children." [1]

The documentary's title “Lost Boys of Sudan” was originally the name given to the group of Southern Sudanese youth by United Nations aid workers who were monitoring their flight from Sudan.[2]

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