My Life, My Choice

Fatmata runs away from home after her father tries to force her into an arranged marriage. Now she has to rely on relatives and friends. But her powerful father is able to scupper their attempts to help her too. Fatmata doesn’t give up. Determined to finish school, she takes her father to court.

»A child has the right to choose for herself when she is ready to marry.«



Colour, 9 min.

Krio with English or German subtitles

Sierra Leone, 2016

Crew / Cast

Director: Patience George, Ibrahim Bah

Camera: Ibrahim Bah

Editor: Ibrahim Bah, Ishmeil B. Conteh

Sound: Ishmeil B. Conteh