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Ezra

Author: Newton I AduakaAlain-Michel BlancMamoudu Turay KamaraMariame N'DiayeMamusu KallonAll authors
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Ezra, a young boy kidnapped and forced to become a soldier with a rebel faction in the Sierra Leone Civil War. Ten years later, he is brought before a truth and reconciliation commission and made to revisit and understand his crimes so as to begin the process of psychological healing.
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Feature films
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Newton I Aduaka; Alain-Michel Blanc; Mamoudu Turay Kamara; Mariame N'Diaye; Mamusu Kallon; Richard Gant; Mercy Ojelade; Emile Abossolo; Merveille Lukeba; Abubakarr Karim Sawaneh; Ilario Bisi-Pedro; Cleophas Kabasiita; Wale Ojo; Yeo Yankey Yankson; ARTE France.; Cinéfacto (Firm); Amour Fou Filmproduktion.; Sunday Morning Productions (Firm); Pierre Javaux Productions.; Granite FilmWorks.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 182524251
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced as a feature film in 2007.
Credits: Director of photography, Carlos Arango de Montis ; chief editor, Sebastien Touta ; original music, Nicolas Baby.
Cast: Mamoudu Turay Kamara, Mariame N'Diaye, Mamusu Kallon, Richard Gant, Mercy Ojelade, Emile Abossolo-Mbo, Merveille Lukeba, Abubakarr Karim Sawaneh, Ilario Bisi-Pedro, Cleophas Kabasiita, Wale Ojo, Yao Yankey Yankson.
Description: 1 videodisc (105 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Ezra (Motion picture)
Responsibility: ARTE France présente ; une production Cinefacto-ARTE France ; en coproduction avec Amour Fou Filmproduktion et Sunday Morning ; en association avec Pierre Javaux Productions et Granite FilmWorks Ltd. ; production délégués, Cinefacto ; un film de Newton I. Aduaka ; scénario de Newton I. Aduaka et Alain-Michel Blanc ; idée originale et dialogues, Newton I. Aduaka.

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Tells the story of Ezra, a young boy kidnapped and forced to become a soldier with a rebel faction in the Sierra Leone Civil War. Ten years later, he is brought before a truth and reconciliation commission and made to revisit and understand his crimes so as to begin the process of psychological healing.

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(EMRO user published 2008-07-31 ) Very Good Permalink
The conversation about child soldiers in Sierra Leone has moved beyond the halls of international conferences on peace and rehabilitation to become part of the general public discourse, due largely to Ishmael Beah’s book A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Farrar, Straus and Giroux,...
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