SIERRA LEONE’S REFUGEE MUSICIANS AND FEMALE EMPOWERMENT DOCUS
4PM: DOCU - After civil war breaks out in Sierra Leone in 1991, thousands flee to the nearby country of Guinea. SIERRA LEONE’S REFUGEE ALL STARS (2005, 80 min) is a riveting music documentary. 7PM: SHORT DOCUS - Huge strides have been made for women’s progress in Cambodia over the last couple of decades. Meta screens a set of short documentaries, portraying strong Cambodian women from all walks of life. 8.30PM: DOCU – The success stories of former Cambodian scavenger Sokha Chen (16) and eight other girls is told in GIRL RISING (2013, 101 min). Narrated by Hollywood celebrities such as Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, Liam Neeson, Meryl Streep and many others.