A young, orphaned boy sets out for the big city to find his uncle after a mysterious illness strikes his village. Driven by his determination to survive and his growing social awareness, he finds a way to make an honest living and returns to his village with a truth and understanding his elders have failed to grasp. Beat the Drum
is an emotional and timely drama reminding us how one small voice can be the brave start of a colossal change - uniting a village, a township, and even a nation.
Features on the DVD include Behind-the-Scenes, a Theatrical Trailer and a Free Downloadable Cross Curriculum - Discovering South Africa through Journeys in Film™
"Gorgeous, Fantastic... Audiences were Enraptured." --Joe Mader, Hollywood Reporter
"Spectacular...Affecting Human Drama...First Rate!" --Dennis Harvey, Variety
"Beat the Drum is a film with a Big Heart." --Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonight