SHADO'MAN

By Boris GERRETS

EYE - FILM INSTITUTE NETHERLANDS - as PROMO

Documentary - Completed 2013

An epic journey for the viewer, through the darkness of memory, eventually to emerge into the light of a new day.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • NETHERLANDS
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, Other
    • Duration
    • 80 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Boris GERRETS
    • Writer(s)
    • Boris GERRETS
    • Synopsis
    • At night, a group of young men and women, gather on the street corners of Freetown, Sierra-Leone. These streetboys are crippled and destitute: amputees of the civil-war that ended 10 years ago. Abandoned by their family, ostracised by society and forced to live in the streets, they form a close-knit community, beyond traditional tribal and religious dividing lines. Their dream is to build a house for themselves, so they buy a few bricks every day…
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