Far from Home

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Running Time: 73 mins.
Genre: Biopic, Documentary

Kip Perry

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Born in Kampala, Uganda, Brolin Mawejje was expected to be nothing more than a shopkeeper like his father. At the age of two, his mother abandoned the family and reappeared nine years later, arranging Brolin's emigration to the United States to join her in the suburbs of Boston. Brolin's transition into American society was difficult -- he struggled with bullying, isolation and depression. When he was twelve, he saw it snow for the first time and ended up finding sanctuary in the snowboarding community of Massachusetts. Through snowboarding, Brolin found an outlet for his aggression. As his snowboarding career developed, so did his passion for the field of medicine, specifically orthopedic s... Full Summary >>