Film + Radio

Kassim the Dream

When: Sat., April 25, 6 p.m. 2009

The Center for the Documentary sponsors a one-time screening of the documentary film, Kassim the Dream, as part of the Charleston International Film Festival. Kassim "The Dream" Ouma was born in Uganda, kidnapped and trained to be a child soldier at the age of 6. He soon discovered the army’s boxing team and realized it was his way out of the rebel army. Kassim defected and arrived in the United States and eventually became the Middleweight Champion of the World.

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