In Search of Finah Misa Kule

Director: Kewulay Kamara
Country: Sierra Leone
Year: 2015
Running Time: 42 min.
Language: English, Mandeng, and Kuranko with English subtitles


In Search of Finah Misa Kule: The Story of a People who Live by the Word chronicles the quest of poet Kewulay Kamara to reconstitute an ancient epic handed down in his family. Kamara takes us back to his native Village of Dankawali in northeast Sierra Leone where the epic was written out by his father in the 1960s only to be destroyed when the village was razed during the recent Civil War in Sierra Leone.