Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Sierra Leone


1. Survivors (2018)

87 min | Documentary

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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

2. The Language You Cry In (1998)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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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: 18

3. Paradise Island (2009)

65 min | Drama

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

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

4. Forgotten Wars, Forgotten Victims (2012 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.1
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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 | Star: Themi Adams

Votes: 9

5. They Are We (2014)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History

8.6
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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: 15

6. 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

7. Brownstones to Red Dirt (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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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: 14

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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: Abdul Mansaray, Balu Fofanah, Hawa Mansaray, Manteneh Marah

13. 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

14. 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, Joshua Hughes, Rebecca Kinder

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. 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

17. D.D.R Driver

Short, Drama | Announced

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Star: Adetokumboh M'Cormack

18. For the Passion of Mankind (2016)

8 min | Short, Biography

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Director: Michael Duff | Star: James Hamilton

19. 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

20. 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

21. Shado'man (2013)

88 min | Documentary

7.9
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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: 7

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. Dieu dirait non (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



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