Ger unite with his mother after 18 yearsGer Duany Ger DuanyGer Duany is an actor, model, filmmaker, based in the United States. He left his native home when things became apart, just like the meaning of his name – Ger – when things become apart.

Fate led him to his debut on the Hollywood silver screen where he played a refugee in the movie;”I (Heart) Huckabees.” Director David O. Russell said he wanted someone who had endured the real life experience of being a refugee to play the role. He later had a very important role in the 2011 drama Restless City.

In 2010, he produced and starred in the documentary Ger: To Be Separate, about his search for his family, after 18 years apart. He told the story of his long journey from a war child to a refugee to a Hollywood actor and a model, and the story of his return to South Sudan, to vote for the first time and celebrate the country’s newly acquired independence on July 9, 2011. More on Ger here.

Ger DuanyjpgLost Boys of Sudan Drama Movie  Starring Ger Duany. The Lost Boys.” tells the story of  the brutal Civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3600 lost boys and girls to America. The cast includes  Sudanese actors Arnold Oceng, Ger Duany, Emmanuel Jal, and newcomer Nyakuoth Weil, many of whom were also children of war, star alongside Award winner Reese Witherspoon and Corey Stoll…

This is one of the must watch movies! We cant believe is a year already!

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Movie Credit:The Good Lie