2014 Edition

Forgiving Savage

Forgiving Savage

Section: Official Selection out of the Competition

Country: Sierra Leone

Production Year: 2012

Runtime: 52 Minutes

Director: Sara Terry

Screenwriter: Sara Terry

Cinematographer: Henry Jacobson

Editor: Brian Singbiel

Print Source: alijah@der.org

Synopsis: Seven years after the last bullet was fired, a decade of brutal fighting in Sierra Leone finds resolution as people come together to talk around traditional village bonfires. But as they tell their stories, admit their wrongs, forgive, dance, and sing together, true reconciliation begins.