Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey

‘A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush – 930km African Odyssey‘ Throughout November and December 2009 Expedition: The first-ever circumnavigation, completely by foot, of The Gambia, West Africa by award-winning photojournalist & filmmaker, Jason Florio, and photography producer, Helen Jones-Florio, three Gambians, two donkeys, and a cart! Along the way, Jason shot what have becomeContinue reading “Looking back: A Short Walk in the Gambian Bush, 930km African Odyssey”

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Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere ©Jason Florio

Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere. Martin was one of a group of over 50 West African migrants, who were endeavouring to reach Europe when the boat they boarded in Senegal veered off course and landed in The Gambia. #Portraits4PositiveChange According to recent witness testimonies by members of President Yahya Jammeh’s hit squad, ‘the Junglers’, at the Truth Reconciliation andContinue reading “Interviewing sole survivor of a massacre, Ghanaian, Martin Kyere ©Jason Florio”

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Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio

Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa (more news on that soon…). After wrapping filming today we watched as local fishermen gather their nets at the end of a days fishing, James Town beach, Accra. Related Posts: ‘Gambia – victims, and resisters’ / #Portraits4PositiveChange _____________________ Available for assignments & for image licensing – Contact here floriophoto.comContinue reading “Documentary film making in Ghana, West Africa. Image ©Jason Florio”

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The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019

The Gambia – Portraits of Victims and the TRRC update, July 2019. Images ©Jason Florio / Text by Helen Jones-Florio. Shocking and distressing revelations coming out of the Truth Reconciliation and Reparations Commission in The Gambia over the past couple of days…particularly pertinent to those who have shared their stories with us for our on-going series, ‘Gambia-victims and resisters’ #Portraits4PositiveChange

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