THE COWFOOT PRINCE
Bex Singleton - 28 mins |UK, 2018
The film follows Usifu Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean Storyteller, from his adopted home in London back to the village where he was born. The journey charts the lifelong complexities of immigration, and Usifu's personal relationship with the country that is responsible both for the execution of his father, and for the inherited skills and wisdom he uses to make sense of the world.
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Competition London Emerging
Bex is a documentary director and photographer, passionate about exploring and representing individual stories and emotional journeys, and examining what they reveal about how we are living.
Following a family tragedy in 2010 she moved to live and work in Sierra Leone, and the paradigm shift she experienced whilst living there sparked a relationship with the country that has continued for nearly almost a decade.