Debut Trailer for Bryan Buckley’s THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA with Evan Peters & Al Pacino

THE PIRATES OF SOMALIA (originally titled Dabka) is a drama film written and directed by Bryan Buckley (The Bronze), starring Evan Peters, Al Pacino, Melanie Griffith, and Barkhad Abdi. Premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival, the film tells the incredible true story of one reporter’s risk-taking adventure that ultimately brought the world an unprecedented first-person account of Somali Pirates the first close-up look into Somalia’s rich culture.

When rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Peters) has an inspiring chance encounter with his idol (Pacino), he uproots his life and moves to Somalia looking for the story of a lifetime. Hooking up with a local fixer (Abdi), he attempts to embed himself with the local Somali pirates, only to find himself quickly in over his head.

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