Nominated for the 2009 Academy Award® for Live Action Short Film. Based on a short story by Roddy Doyle, this poignant and comedic film deftly captures the experience of a being a new boy in a school, through the eyes of Joseph, an eight-year-old African boy.
New Boy is a 2009 short with a runtime of 11 minutes.
It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.1.
Where to Watch New Boy
New Boy is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download on demand at Fandor. Some platforms allow you to rent New Boy for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.