In this coming-of-age film, 17-year-old Zaki’s ambitions are disrupted by his troubled family past, and he now has to wrestle with the idea of fatherhood when he learns that his ex-girlfriend is pregnant.

Baby Boy

Baby Boy is a documentary short about Zaki, a 17-year-old ex-gang member. In this intimate portrait of change, Zaki’s passion for boxing and return to education bears much promise, yet is disrupted by the splintering of his familial unit. His coming of age is distinctly marked by the crucible of impending fatherhood.