Filmmakers Zach Niles and Banker White talk about Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. They point out that the film is an inspirational, uplifting story about Africa, which is very rare.
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Filmmakers travel through Guinea, meeting refugee musicians from Sierra Leone.
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A UNHCR representative talks about the violence on civilians in Sierra Leone during its Civil War in 1999.
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars perform the song Weapon Conflict at the Sembakounya Refugee Camp in the Republic of Guinea.
Musician Black Nature was only eleven years old when he was orphaned and tortured by soldiers. He talks about what his music means to him.
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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, a reggae-inflected band born in the camps of West Africa, represents a real-life story of survival and hope.
The All Stars find a manager in Texas and play at a music festival in Japan.
The Refugee All Stars perform at the Fuji Rock Festival in Japan.
All Star band member Reuben explains the origins of the song "Sodasoap."
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