A short documentary about the 56 West African migrants forcibly disappeared and killed in 2005 in Gambia by security forces on orders of ex-dictator Yahya Jammeh. The film follows Isaac Mensah, one of the victim’s sons, who shares the family’s account of how his father’s death/disappearance continues to take an emotional toll on the family; and his journey to more answers.
|‘I Cannot Bury My Father‘ reflects on the need for a wider public conversation around migration, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and the issue of ensuring accountability.|
Released, Monday 13th January, 2020, you can watch the full documentary online now.
Director & Producer – Nana-Jo Ndow/ANEKED
Presenter – Isaac Mensah
Director of Photography – Jason Florio
Assistant Producer & Second Camera – Festus Jackson Davis
Editor – Gabriel Baron
Animator – Alexis Stern
Translator & Advisor – Zusong Tidana
January 2020 – Currently in The Gambia, West Africa
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