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Photo Gallery: Local filmmaker’s documentary comes to Newport Beach Film Festival

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Kone Yossodjo, center, a runner from Ivory Coast, dreams of competing at the international level. He had been in Spain less than a year when the documentary “¡Boza!” was filmed.

 (“¡Boza!”)
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Sani Ladan, from Cameroon, is a writer and speaker who talks publicly about the realities of migrants like himself.

 (“¡Boza!”)
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Migrants in an apartment in Tangier, Morocco, share the difficulties of attempting the passage to Spain. They said they’ve seen fellow migrants die in pursuit of asylum in Europe.

 (“¡Boza!”)
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Newport Beach natives Brecht Van’t Hof, director of photography, and Sydney Bowie, director and producer, work on “¡Boza!” a feature-length documentary about African migrants pursuing a new life in Europe.

 (“¡Boza!”)
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Migrants rescued from an inflatable raft wrap themselves in blankets they received from aid workers.

 (“¡Boza!”)
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