Documentary Short "The Guide" Released in LA

July 12, 2013

We are pleased to announce the Los Angeles release of a documentary short by Academy Award winner, Jessica Yu, about Gorongosa's young tour guide, Tonga Torcida. The Guide is playing at 12pm daily from July 19th to July 25th with additional screenings at 11am on Saturday and Sunday at Laemmie's Playhouse in Pasadena, California. Read the full description of the Guide:

 

"THE GUIDE is a coming-of-age tale set against the restoration of a war-torn national park in Mozambique. Raised near Gorongosa National Park, young Tonga Torcida dreams of becoming a tour guide. But when he meets famed biologist E.O. Wilson, his new view of the world around him, and his future, places him at a crossroads. Should Tonga become a guide, or take on a bigger role in trying to keep the park alive?" (IMDB)

 

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