RadioWest (M-F @ 11AM & 7PM)
Wed February 14, 2007
2/16/07: God Grew Tired of Us
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, UT – 25,000 Sudanese boys - displaced and orphaned by a brutal civil war - wandered between Sudan and Ethiopia for almost five years. Children ranging in age from three to thirteen years banded together to fight the hardships of starvation, exposure, wild animals, and war. Doug talks to filmmaker Christopher Quinn about his Sundance documentary "God Grew Tired Us." They are also joined by researcher Amadou Niang and James Alic Garang, President of the Lost Boys and Girls Association of Utah, where 120 Sudanese youth have made their new home. (Rebroadcast)
- On Wednesday, February 21st, The Westminster College Documentary Film Series and the Salt Lake City Film Center will present a panel discussion and free screening of God Grew Tired of Us. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. at the Vieve Gore Concert Hall at Westminster College. For more information, call 746-7000 or click here
- On Friday, February 23rd, God Grew Tired of Us opens at the Salt Lake Film Society's Tower Theatre. For more information visit them on-line or call 801-321-0310.
- Learn more about the film here