Posts Tagged: Sierra Leone

Storytelling in Post-War Sierra Leone

Fambul Tok Director/Producer Sara Terry speaks eloquently about filmmaking that tries to let a culture speak for itself⎯being mindful of a Western audience, without imposing Western assumptions on the story itself or how it gets told. Her Director’s Statement, copied below, illuminates CFP’s approach to storytelling⎯responding to Ben Okri’s call for a ‘new seeing’ of Africa, that can help ‘reveal its brightness, its brilliance, its beauty.’

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Portrait in Local Peacebuilding Leadership: Chief Ndolleh

 Adapted from the original written by Jina Moore.

Maada Alpha Ndolleh is the town chief of Kailahun town (the capital city of Kailahun District).  He is also the first District Chairman for Fambul Tok’s community reconciliation program in Kailahun, elected by his district to head the all-volunteer District Executive that oversees Fambul Tok there.  In village after village, since Fambul Tok started working there in 2008, he has opened honest conversations ….Keep reading this post >