Sierra Leone (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Survivors (2018)

87 min | Documentary

8.0
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Through the eyes of African filmmakers, an unforgettable portrait of Sierra Leone's heroes as they confront Ebola during the most acute public health emergency of modern times.

Directors: Anna Fitch, Lansana Mansaray, Arthur Pratt, Banker White

Votes: 22

2. Paradise Island (2009)

65 min | Drama

5.6
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A poor boy befriends a girl from a rich family who disapprove their relationship.

Director: Jimmy Bangura | Stars: James Bangura, Jimmy Bangura, Mayonin Bangura, Victoria Conte

Votes: 7

3. The Language You Cry In (1998)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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THE LANGUAGE YOU CRY IN tells an amazing scholarly detective story that searches for, and finds meaningful links between African Americans and their ancestral past. It bridges hundreds of ... See full summary »

Directors: Angel Serrano, Alvaro Toepke | Star: Vertamae Grosvenor

Votes: 19

4. They Are We (2014)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Can a family separated by the transatlantic slave trade sing and dance its way back together? In Perico, Cuba is an Afro-Cuban group that has kept alive songs and dances brought aboard a ... See full summary »

Director: Emma Christopher | Stars: Joe Allie, Lucy Amara, Cuco Casanova, Emma Christopher

Votes: 16

5. Forgotten Wars, Forgotten Victims (2012 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.9
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Over the last 20 years, Africa has experienced some 15 devastating civil wars with over 20 million victims in death, injury or displacement. Yet the West has turned a blind eye. This ... See full summary »

Directors: Themi Adams, Anthony Sklavos | Stars: Themi Adams, Mark Tuura

Votes: 8

6. Brownstones to Red Dirt (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.7
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Kids from Brooklyn, NY housing projects try to change the world when they are paired with Sierra Leonean pen pals orphaned by a civil war.

Directors: Dave LaMattina, Chad N. Walker

Votes: 15

7. An Education: The Story of a Witness (2018)

63 min | Documentary

8.9
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A young man who survived the horrors of the Sierra Leonean civil war as a child and elevated himself through education has set on a journey to face his past and rebuild the country he once saw destroyed.

Directors: Liat Krawczyk, Anthony Mancilla

Votes: 8

8. Charity (II) (2010)

9 min | Short, Drama

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CHARITY explores delicate family dynamics in desperate times and the mixed blessing of the massive influx of international AID during the UN peacekeeping mission. The story provides a ... See full summary »

Directors: Lansana Mansaray, Banker White | Stars: Alluspa King, Mami Koroma, Arthur Pratt

9. Moving to the Beat (2008 Video)

53 min | Documentary

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In Moving to the Beat, an African American hip-hop group journeys to Freetown, Sierra Leone to discover a spiritual homeland and resurrect Chuck D's notion of hip-hop as the "black CNN." ... See full summary »

Directors: Abdul Fofanah, Caleb Heymann | Stars: Ernest Cobna Adu, Hamadi Armstrachan, Abu Bakarr, Mohamed Bangura

10. Salone Rights (2017)

9 min | Documentary

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A short documentary looking at the rights of the communities in Sierra Leone and the challenges they face

Director: Thomas Dixon

11. Mount Aureol (2014)

31 min | Documentary, Short, News

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Fourah Bay College is Sierra Leone's most prestigious university, situated on Mount Aureol and overlooking the national capital, Freetown. The university, like the country at large, is ... See full summary »

Directors: Felix Bazalgette, Tom Gardner, Josh Hughes, Rebecca Kinder

12. God No Say So (2010)

88 min | Documentary

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During the civil war in Sierra Leone, which became infamous for the use of drug-fueled child soldiers, thousands of people had one or both arms chopped off: the hand that you used to vote ... See full summary »

Director: Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky

13. Fatal Birth (2009 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, News

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A woman's chance of dying in child birth in the United States is 1 in 4,800. In Sierra Leone, it's 1 in 8. Fatal Birth explores, a week-long health intervention set up by Governments and ... See full summary »

Director: David Shoo | Star: David Shoo

14. Tel God Tenki (2019)

14 min | Short, Romance, War

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Fayia is a 16-year-old Liberian refugee living on his own in a United Nations camp set up in Sierra Leone. A child of the wars in both countries, he is a survivor, making a life for himself... See full summary »

Director: Jack Riccobono | Stars: Fayia Kollon, Hannah Gibson, Liam Flaherty

15. Imagine, the Sky (2011)

83 min | Documentary, Drama

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The universe of the blind unveils in a boarding school for sightless children in West Africa, through their intimate lives, and courtroom. Much resurfaces in the penal but didactic court in... See full summary »

Director: Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky

16. Kombra (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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A devoted yet timorous and hard working single mother is haunted by the memory of her inaction many years ago that resulted in the rape of her young daughter. Unforgiving, her coming of age... See full summary »

Director: Ali Biko Kamanda | Stars: Hawa Mansaray, Manteneh Marah, Abdul Mansaray, Balu Fofanah

17. Lost Freetown (2009)

Documentary

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Documentary showing how lack of planning, migration from the countryside and poor sanitation is destroying the environment around Freetown, Sierra Leone. Deforestation in the countryside is... See full summary »

Director: Nazia Parvez | Stars: Bala Amarasekaran, Yatta Aruna, Geert Cappalaere, Eugene Cole

18. The Choice (VII) (2018)

68 min | Action, Drama

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They grew up together until life tore them apart. Years later one is making money but from a gangster lifestyle and the other struggles on the streets. Fate brings them back together but at what cost?

Director: Foday Sillah | Stars: Abdul Aziz Kamara, Nathaniel A. Sesay

19. The Promised Land (2012)

77 min | Documentary, War | Completed

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Three young Africans set out to change their lives in the wake of civil war. A returnee from the US, a child soldier bound for Iraq and a diamond miner, they must rebuild their lives and ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Glynn

20. Fighting Ebola: One Year On (2015)

9 min | Documentary, Short, News

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One year into the devastating Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, we summarised the incredible work of the International Rescue Committee with reflection from the aid workers on what it's meant to work on the response

Director: Thomas Dixon

21. Ndogboyosoi (2013 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short, History

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Ndogboyosui takes its name from a trickster spirit in Mende folklore that represents the dangerous deceptions of the Sierra Leonean forest. This experimental ethnographic documentary offers... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Mark Anderson

22. The Kono Project (2010)

Documentary, Short

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The Kono Project is an original docu-series that gives voice to a group of children living in the diamond mine region of Kono, Sierra Leone as they embark on a series of social, educational... See full summary »

Director: Adisa

23. Salay (2011)

44 min | Short, Drama

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Desperate to escape her circumstances of cultural pressures and poverty, eighteen year old Salay is intent on getting an education and carving out her own path in life, and is willing to ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Biko Kamanda | Stars: Balu Fofanah, Hannah Konteh, Julius Lissa, Manteneh Marah

24. Djambo (2010)

41 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

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DJAMBO is an opus in four parts. Set in one of the poorest countries in the world -Sierra Leone, West Africa- the film offers four intimate, passionately-felt portraits. A stunningly ... See full summary »

Directors: Sebastian Funke, Christian Pfeil

25. For the Passion of Mankind (2016)

8 min | Short, Biography

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12 months since the end of the largest Ebola outbreak in history and local heroes that played key roles in bringing the outbreak to an end, like gravedigger James Hamilton, seem long ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Duff | Star: James Hamilton

26. The Forgotten: Sierra Leone Post-Ebola (2016 Video)

Documentary, Short

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The Ebola outbreak in 2014 decimated Sierra Leone, this on the heels of a civil war that nearly wiped out a generation and brought the country to a halt. When the epidemic was at its peak, ... See full summary »

Directors: Nils Aucante, Alan Thompson

27. Shado'man (2013)

88 min | Documentary

7.8
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Shado'man is a cinematic journey undertaken by the filmmaker together with the street boys. The camera becomes a nucleus around which their life unfolds, unlocking a space for previously ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Gerrets

Votes: 8

28. The Vickie Remoe Show (2009– )

Talk-Show

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