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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

(DVD - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars
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Uplifting and courageous, this dramatic seven-time award-winning film by Zach Niles and Banker White tracks the journey of a group of six musicians who formed a band after being displaced from their home during a brutal decade long civil war.
Title: Sierra Leone's refugee all stars
[videorecording]
Published: [New York, N.Y.] : Docurama : Distributed by New Video, [2007]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 80 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: "Refugee rolling:" this short film picks up the band's story as they prepare for their first journey to America featurette; deleted scenes; musical moments; about ninemillion.org; theatrical trailer.
True/False Film Fest entry, 2006.
Summary: Uplifting and courageous, this dramatic seven-time award-winning film by Zach Niles and Banker White tracks the journey of a group of six musicians who formed a band after being displaced from their home during a brutal decade long civil war.
Local Note: 8
ISBN: 0767098617
9780767098618
Branch Call Number: DVD 781.63 SIE
Statement of Responsibility: Red Envelope Entertainment presents in association with Ninemillion.org a SodaSoap Productions ; co-produced by American Documentary I, P.O.V. in association with Shangri-La Entertainment and Cube Vision ; a film by Zach Niles and Banker White
Credits: Cinematography, Chris Jenkins, Andy Mitchel ; editor, Jim Bruce ; musical director, Chris Velan.
Performers: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Reuben Koroma, Francis "Franco" Langba, Efuah Grace, Mohammed Bangura, Arahim Kamara, Alhadji "Black Nature" Kamara.
System Details: DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Subject Headings: Refugee All Stars Video recordings. Reggae music Sierra Leone Video recordings. Rap (Music) Sierra Leone Video recordings. Refugees Sierra Leone Biography Video recordings. Musicians Sierra Leone Biography Video recordings. Refugee camps Guinea Video recordings.
Genre/Form: Documentary films.
Topical Term: Reggae music
Rap (Music)
Refugees
Musicians
Refugee camps
TrueFalse Film Fest film.
Publisher No: NVG-9922
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Nov 13, 2012
  • RachelFoster rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

5 Stars! This is one of the best documantaries I have ever seen. I have seen other films about refugees and I have many friends who are refugees (various African countries, Bosnia, and elsewhere) and this more than anything has helped me to more fully understand the psyche of a refugee.

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