The Boys of Baraka

Twenty 12-year-old black boys from one of the most violent ghettos in Baltimore, Maryland, are taken 10,000 miles away to an experimental boarding school in rural Kenya, to try to take advantage of the educational opportunities they can't get in their own country.

Grosses

Domestic (100%)
$323,860
Summary Details
DistributorTHINKFilm
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Opening$9,705
1 theaters
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 24 min
GenresDocumentary
In Release397 days/56 weeks
Widest Release9 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Dec 2-466$9,705-1-$9,705$12,8001
Dec 9-1169$9,955+2.6%1-$9,955$29,6852
Dec 16-1883$2,380-76.1%1-$2,380$38,1003
Dec 23-2574$1,540-35.3%1-$1,540$42,2074
Dec 23-26
Christmas long wknd
76$2,130-1-$2,130$42,797-
Dec 30-Jan 1, 200671$2,890+87.7%1-$2,890$47,5425
Dec 30-Jan 2, 2006
New Year's long wknd
73$3,915-1-$3,915$48,567-
Jan 20-2284$3,869-1-$3,869$69,2498
Jan 27-2996$1,035-73.2%2+1$517$73,2449
Feb 3-5106$876-15.4%1-1$876$74,40210
Feb 10-1262$15,921+1,717.5%2+1$7,960$90,75811
Feb 17-1960$30,225+89.8%5+3$6,045$132,80312
Feb 17-20
Presidents' Day wknd
61$37,164-5-$7,432$139,742-
Feb 24-2667$26,444-12.5%7+2$3,777$175,41013
Mar 3-567$23,212-12.2%6-1$3,868$206,90714
Mar 10-1270$20,254-12.7%7+1$2,893$237,81415
Mar 17-1975$15,474-23.6%7-$2,210$262,97816
Mar 24-2678$10,827-30%6-1$1,804$281,85817
Mar 31-Apr 287$7,627-29.6%7+1$1,089$295,94118
Apr 7-993$4,981-34.7%6-1$830$305,47119
Apr 14-1699$4,577-8.1%8+2$572$313,81620
Apr 21-23111$1,845-59.7%4-4$461$318,02921
Apr 28-30107$2,912+57.8%6+2$485$322,38622