23 films Found
During the Ebola outbreak, the younger members of a traditional fishing community discover their identity and purpose through surfing as they join the first and only surf club in Sierra Leone. This beautifully shot documentary shows the diversity and resilience of West Africa, and how a dream can bring light in an otherwise dark time.
Between 2013 and 2016, Ebola ravaged the West African countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia - the largest epidemic of its kind in history. This collection of four documentaries chronicles the disease's spread between 2014 and 2015, telling the stories of those affected.
Cola is the second most popular drink after water but it's sourcing has been the subject of much criticism. Karma Cola tries to turn this around, changing lives in war torn Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone is the most dangerous place in the world to give birth. For Aminata Conteh-Biger, the shocking mortality rate of pregnant women was the only thing that could draw her back to her homeland.
Kidnapped, drugged, and brainwashed, Nathaniel Sesay aka Mash P was forced into Sierra Leone's civil war aged 9. Forced to kill, rape and pillage, Nathaniel is haunted by his past and now seeks to repent.
Determined to document those affected by Ebola, health project worker Jo Dunlop returns to Sierra Leone. She witnesses the defiant bravery of the local care units that highlight the immense gap in global health.
Following the civil war Sierra Leone's health care infrastructure has been left in tatters. "Emergency" is the country's only free hospital, funded by charitable donations and desperately trying to fill the gap.
Inside Sierra Leone's notoriously corrupt justice system there's been an explosion in female prison rates. But some are fighting the poverty and discrimination trapping these women behind bars.