Experience what it means to be a girl in Sierra Leone and deal with the issues that affect girls on a daily basis.
Step into Mamie’s life and experience what it means to be a girl in Sierra Leone and deal with the issues that affect girls on a daily basis – such as FGM, teenage pregnancy, discrimination and being refused an education. With help from Plan International, Mamie proved her community wrong and is now considered a role a model for girls, “now they see a woman can be a teacher.”
IDFA DocLab is the New Media program of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA). Since 2007, the program showcases new forms of documentary storytelling and interactive media art, both online and offline. During the IDFA Festival in November, DocLab presents a competition program for Digital Documentary Storytelling, live cinema events, interactive installations, workshops and industry panels. The program is open to all media that can be used to tell a documentary story. more