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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

  • Release Date: Oct 20, 2005
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 18 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Zach Niles, Banker White


Compared frequently to [[Performer~P116407~Wim Wenders~wimwenders]]'s [[Feature~V176586~Buena Vista Social Club~buenavistasocialclub]] (1998), the thoughtful and heartfelt documentary Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars (2005) combines the musical elements of that earlier work with a distinctly uplifting and optimistic sociopolitical undercurrent. The story begins in the early '90s with the eruption of the civil war that plagued the beleaguered West African nation of Sierra Leone -- displacing thousands in...more