Sierra Leone (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Unseen Enemy (2017)

97 min | Documentary

Unseen Enemy is a feature-length documentary about the threat of epidemics in the 21st century and what we can do to fight them.

Director: Janet Tobias | Stars: Larry Brilliant, John Connor, Decontee Davis, Veronica Maria Dos Santos

Votes: 243

Paradise Island (2009)

65 min | Drama

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

The Language You Cry In (1998)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, History

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: 20

Sacred (2016)
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Sacred (2016)

87 min | Documentary

Møre than 40 filmmakers travelled the globe to witness religious celebrations and interview people from all sorts of background.

Director: Thomas Lennon

Votes: 55

Hero with a Thousand Faces (2016)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

The story of those who risked everything to defeat the deadliest epidemic of our time.

Director: Joel Clark | Stars: Tony Blair, Bono, Stephen Colbert, Bruce Davison

Votes: 16

They Are We (2014)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History

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

Luna Mesa (2011)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

Luna, a young beauty, is having a fling with an older man. Then she discovers him dead in a hotel room in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She believes it may be her fault. Luna finds his notebook. It... See full summary »

Director: Trent Harris | Stars: Alex Caldiero, Richard Dutcher, Emily Pearson, Liberty Valentine

Votes: 17

The Poets (2017)

100 min | Documentary

THE POETS is a documentary that follows two acclaimed West African poets, and lifelong friends, Syl Cheney-Coker and Niyi Osundare as they travel through their home countries of Sierra ... See full summary »

Director: Chivas DeVinck | Stars: Syl Cheney-Coker, Niyi Osundare

Affliction (I) (2015)

70 min | Documentary

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa seen through the eyes of the local populations, village officials, aid workers, the sick and those who recovered. It is a story of fear and frustration, of... See full summary »

Director: Peter Casaer

Votes: 8

An Education: The Story of a Witness (2018)

63 min | Documentary

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

Survivors (2018)

87 min | Documentary

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: 23

Forgotten Wars, Forgotten Victims (2012 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, History

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

A Culture of Silence (2014)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

"A Culture of Silence," is a documentary feature film about the human condition in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The film follows two independent documentary filmmakers, as they travel across ... See full summary »

Director: Raouf J Jacob | Stars: Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Bashiru Conteh, Raouf J Jacob, Ernest Bai Koroma

Votes: 12

Shooting Freetown (2011 Video)

29 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

A decade since Sierra Leone's devastating civil war, from the ashes rises a new dawn of creativity in audio-visual media. Inspired by Jean Rouch's 'shared anthropology' and 'ethno-fiction',... See full summary »

Director: Kieran Hanson

Shado'man (2013)

88 min | Documentary

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: 9

Big Wata (2018)

80 min | Documentary, Adventure

In Western Africa, a group of determined young men strive to open and promote Sierra Leone's first surfing club despite village politics and the ongoing threat of Ebola.

Directors: Gugi van der Velden, Jan Paul van der Velden

Votes: 10

Shout Gladi Gladi (2015)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, History, News

Narrated by Academy Award® winning actress Meryl Streep, SHOUT GLADI GLADI celebrates the extraordinary people who rescue African women and girls from obstetric fistula, a medical condition... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Friedman, Iain Kennedy | Stars: Chris Baker-Brian, Florence Banda, Ibrahim Bangura, Isaac Balla Bangura

Votes: 40 | Gross: $0.01M

Brownstones to Red Dirt (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

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: 16

The Choice (VII) (2018)

68 min | Action, Drama

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

Salone Will Never Walk Alone the Movie (2015)

Short, Drama

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Director: Jonathan Kojo Mammah | Stars: Mohamed A. Kamara, Alpha Bah, Mohamed Bah, Lamin Conteh

Mount Aureol (2014)

31 min | Documentary, Short, News

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

No Man's Land: A Folktale (2017)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Fantasy | Completed

A stubborn farmer in Sierra Leone decides to farm in a sacred forest, but the spirits in the forest fight back.

Director: Ty Turley

Good Bye FD

118 min | Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Fd Wuriee | Stars: O.C. Ukeje, Mbong Amata, Henry Adofo, Gardiner James Timothy

Djambo (2010)

41 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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

A Million Waves (2016)

8 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

'A Million Waves' is a portrait piece about 19 year old Kadiatu Kamara, the only female surfer in Sierra Leone.

Directors: Daniel Ali, Louis Leeson | Star: Kadiatu Kamara

Votes: 5

The Vickie Remoe Show (2009– )


A docuseries with a clear and direct focus on African business, travel and culture. The Vickie Remoe Show entered its sixth season in 2020 with a sixteen part season on a quest to Make ... See full summary »

Lost Freetown (2009)


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

Padre Themi: Fr.Themi Adams (2018)

11 min | Short, Music | Completed

A Semi-Finalist film at Rebel Minded Festival 2018/ Semi-Finalist Hollywood Screenings Film Festival 2019. / official selection at the African Smartphone International Film Festival and ... See full summary »

Director: John Tsambazis

AK (2012)

23 min | Short, Drama, War

AK is a short drama about a young Sierra Leonean who lived through the conflict as both victim and perpetrator. He now finds himself in a foreign land, London, as a student. Lost and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Chandler | Stars: Kevin Berger, Alhaji Dekulay, Marian Fielding, Josta Hopps

God No Say So (2010)

88 min | Documentary

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

Empty Handed: A Refugee Story (2017)


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Director: Tracy Jacobson | Stars: Darla Bennett, Barbara McIntosh, Betty Tenga, Jose Tenga

Let's Get the Rhythm: the Life and Times of Miss Mary Mack (2014 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

This documentary pulses with the vitality of hand-clapping games it chronicles. Through wars and migrations, across language barriers and oceans, young girls connect through spontaneous, ... See full summary »

Director: Irene Chagall | Star: Annie Lanzillotto

The Promised Land (2012)

77 min | Documentary, War | Completed

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

Tel God Tenki (2019)

14 min | Short, Romance, War

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

Salone Rights (2017)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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

Director: Thomas Dixon

Still Slaves: The West African Slave Trade Then and Now

52 min | Documentary, History | Post-production

Through the lens of ancient slavery in West Africa, 'Still Slaves' explores the rampant slavery, known to most as human trafficking, that continues to thrive along this notorious coastline.... See full summary »

Director: Ann Margret Nielsen | Star: Anna Newell

Imagine, the Sky (2011)

83 min | Documentary, Drama

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

A Forgotten Past (2019)

44 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

A documentary about the life of Solomon Juxon-Smith: a political refugee working in a New York supermarket, and the son of a forgotten West African leader.

Director: Andreas Hadjipateras

In Search of Kennedy (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

A documentary about JFK's political legacy in the 21st Century.

Director: Chuck Workman

Soju (2016 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

An ongoing documentary series highlighting millennials across Africa, as they define their identity while supporting their relative communities.

Director: Oluwaseun Babalola

Kombra (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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

Fatal Birth (2009 Video)

19 min | Documentary, Short, News

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

Modern-Day Slavery (2006 Video)

8 min | Documentary, War

Modern-Day Slavery brings to light the issue of human trafficking in Sierra Leone and Liberia, West Africa.

Director: Michael Schwartz

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

Documentary, Short

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

Moving to the Beat (2008 Video)

53 min | Documentary

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

The My Hero Report: Youth Edition Ii (2011 Video)

28 min | Documentary, Short, Family

The MY HERO Report - Youth Edition II highlights youth reporters across the nation reporting on their heroes.

Director: Jeanne Meyers | Star: Slater Jewell-Kemker

Cycle Recycle: Economic Development in Sierra Leone (2009 Video)

10 min | Documentary, News

Pedals for Progress, the world's largest bicycle recycling organization, gives a new life to a thousand plus bikes by delivering them to its overseas partner, The Center for Research, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Sucharew

Fighting Ebola: One Year On (2015)

9 min | Documentary, Short, News

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

Sierra Leone's Disgruntled Youths (2018 TV Movie)

Documentary | Completed

Chester meets some of the most disgruntled youths in Sierra Leone.

Director: Chester Yang

For the Passion of Mankind (2016)

8 min | Short, Biography

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

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