US PREMIERE Sorious Samura is Sierra Leone’s best-known investigative journalist, making documentaries for CNN, Channel 4 and BBC and winning two Emmy awards. But he wrestles with creating stories for a white gaze. He embarks on a project with Sierra Leone playwright Charlie Haffner to create an epic work of national theatre meant to reclaim their country from negative media narratives. But the effort tests their friendship, as revealed in this “astonishing study of pain and pride” (Guardian). – Thom Powers
This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Clive Patterson and film subjects Sorious Samura and Charlie Haffner.
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