The Cowfoot Prince + Live Performance and Q&A

The Cowfoot Prince + Live Performance and Q&A

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The Cowfoot Prince - Private Screening, Exclusive Live Performance and Q&A.


“Sierra Leone is the country I hate to love.”


The Cowfoot Prince follows Usifu Jalloh, a Sierra Leonean Storyteller, from his adopted home in London back to the village where he was born. The journey charts the lifelong complexities of immigration, and Usifu’s complex and personal relationship with the country that is responsible both for the execution of his father, and for the inherited skills and wisdom he uses to make sense of the world. He shares his remarkable heritage, inspiring and awakening hope in a younger generation.


The Cowfoot Prince will have its World Premiere at DC International Shorts Film Festival, from the 19-28th September 2019 - Moviemaker Magazine’s top “Coolest Short Film Festival” and the Largest Short Film Event on the East Coast of the USA.


This private screening will be accompanied by an exclusive performance from electrifying performer and storyteller - Usifu Jalloh - the Cowfoot Prince himself.


Usifu Jalloh is a highly experienced, talented award winning performer and educator who has worked all over the world, with clients including BBC, British Council, World Health Organisation.


Following the screening, there will be a Q&A with the Director of the film, Bex Singleton, who was born in raised in Hexham. Chaired by Tony Webster, they will also be joined by Usifu Jalloh.


Bex has also directed I’ll Love You Till the End (2019), Love, Gill (2019), Process I and II (2018) Butterfly (2017) and A Man and a Boat (2016) and works for clients such as BBC Media Action, Breakin Convention, International Rescue Committee, and World Food Programme across the world. She is currently editing her first feature documentary with the working title One very Small Island.


Proceeds from this event will support the ongoing work of the Aruna Jalloh Foundation in Sierra Leone, and the journey of The Cowfoot Prince film.


Please note: with proceeds going to charity there are no benefits for Friends of the Forum. for this event.