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Torn from his family, the young Agu is forced to join a group of guerrilla soldiers as civil war engulfs his West African country. Haunted by the death of his father at the hands of militants and suddenly under the control of a military Commandant, Agu develops both a revulsion for and fascination with a war that is slowly consuming him. Based on the eponymous novel by Uzodinma Iweala, Beasts of No Nation, is an unforgettable, heart-wrenching tale of a young boy’s strength and loss of innocence.