SURVIVORS
(82 min) Sierra Leone/US
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Directors: Arthur Pratt, Banker White, Anna Fitch, Barrmmy Boy
Producers: Anna Fitch, Arthur Pratt, Banker White, Barrmmy Boy, Samantha Grant, Sara Dosa

Description:
Through the eyes of Sierra Leonean filmmaker Arthur Pratt, Survivors presents a heart-connected portrait of his country during the Ebola outbreak, exposing the complexity of the epidemic and the socio-political turmoil that lies in its wake.

Biography:
Arthur Pratt is a Sierra Leonean filmmaker and community leader based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Arthur is a co-founder of the Sierra Leone Film Council, the country's first media makers' union. He is a co-founder and manager of the WeOwnTV Freetown Media Center in Sierra Leone.

Banker White is the award winning director/producer of the award-winning documentary. His work has been supported by the Sundance Documentary Fund, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacArthur Foundation, the Tribeca Film Institute, Impact Partners.

Anna Fitch is an Emmy award-winning director. Awards, nominations and festivals include: BugWorld: War of Two Worlds, Emmy Award in Best Documentary Directing, Delegates Choice Award - Wildscreen, and Best Science and Natural History Program finalist.

Lansana (a.k.a. Barmmy Boy) is a multi-talented director of photography, filmmaker and musician who lives in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Samantha Grant is a producer and director, known for A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at the New York Times.

Sara Dosa is award winning filmmaker. Films include Inequality for All; Elena; The Last Season. Dosa coordinated the Grants and Residencies program at the San Francisco Film Society.

Contact Information:
e: banker@weowntv.org
w: http://survivorsfilm.com/


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