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Somalia Piracy

P.S. Don't Forget About Somalia

Thymaya Payne | Posted 03.27.2013 | Entertainment
Thymaya Payne

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.

Somalia's Best Bet?

The Huffington Post | Clare Richardson | Posted 09.29.2012 | World

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...

"The Golden Age of Piracy" or Long John Silver in a Tank

Richard Spilman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Spilman

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.