Yusef is part of an entire generation of Somalis lost in a world that has forgotten them. I started my film trying to tell the story of the pirates, which continue to this day, but soon realized the real story was of the pain of the Somali people.
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After 21 years of civil war and a 2011 drought that triggered what was called the "worst humanitarian disaster in the world" at the time, Somalia at l...
I do understand why folks have always had a fascination with pirates but my problem with Disney and other mass marketers is that they have attempted to make pirates cute and cuddly.
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