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Reading: Sierra Leone’s Political drama Series Bormeh Set to premiere Summer 2024 in Europe, USA, UK, Canada, and Australia
Reading: Sierra Leone’s Political drama Series Bormeh Set to premiere Summer 2024 in Europe, USA, UK, Canada, and Australia

Sierra Leone’s Political drama Series Bormeh Set to premiere Summer 2024 in Europe, USA, UK, Canada, and Australia

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Executive Producers of the Bormeh Series,  Dr. Isatu Kakay-Diallo, Fatu Formeh Kamara, and Idrissa Barry Jalloh has on the 4th January this year, announced the premiering of a highly Political drama Series titled Bormeh in Summer 2024 in Europe, United States of America, the UK, Canada, and Australia. 

Bormeh Series on set
Bormeh Series on set

The highly Sierra Leonean political drama series Bormeh is presented by the KID-AFAN FILMS and SIERRAFLIXX. The series will offer a peek behind the curtain of Sierra Leone’s most anticipated cinematic masterpiece: “The Bormeh Series.” This blockbuster political drama, led by the incomparable Christiana Kamara as the enigmatic First Lady of the Republic, Mrs. Antonia Wright a fictional character, who has ties to the underworld, thirsty to maintain power with a dark past that loom around her future in a new Television series titled BORMEH(The Dark Credle). The Series is also led by John Yemi Ade-Coker and Seray Timbo, promises a rollercoaster ride of suspense, intrigue, and dark revelations while under covering the the story of the terrible and arcane mysteries that lurk behind the functioning of a dumpsite at the heart of the Sierra Leone capital (Freetown).

The highly anticipated Bormeh Series features the struggles of slum dwellers to the insidious grip of corruption and violence, every aspect of Sierra Leonean society is laid bare in this unflinching portrayal.

political Drama Bormeh Series on set
political Drama Bormeh Series on set

Speaking to one of the Executive Producers of the Barmen Series,  Dr. Isatu Kakay-Diallo, she reveals to Salone Messenger that the series seeks to address real issues faced by Sierra Leoneans “It is a breathtaking and contemporary cinema portraying creative minds in Sierra Leone. The Bormeh project is a story that addresses real-life issues in society through storytelling as one of my visions for change and development in a country like Sierra Leone.” She noted.

Director, Producer, Executive Producer and Cinematographer Idrissa Barry Jalloh told Salone Messenger that the political drama thriller also feature recent contemporary issues in Sierra Leone noting that for him as filmmaker is to use his knowledge to talk about these social issues.

“From people in the Bormeh slum communities who rose from grass to grace, less privilege from the slum communities, the Kush pandemic the struggle and pollution faced by people living in Bormeh we wanted to tell an authentic Sierra Leonean story that resonates with the people hereby drawing attention to certain socioeconomic issues affecting us in the country,” Director, Producer, Executive Producer and Cinematographer Idrissa Barry Jalloh told Salone Messenger

This extraordinary series is slated for Premiereing across Europe, America, the UK, Canada, and Australia, marking a significant moment in Sierra Leonean film history.

The “Bormeh Series” stands as a testament to the richness of Sierra Leonean storytelling, cinematography, and artistic brilliance. With a unique narrative, captivating characters, and breathtaking cinematography, the series promises to captivate audiences across continents, offering a fresh and compelling perspective on storytelling.

Bormeh Series flyer
Bormeh Series flyer

Directed with finesse by the dynamic duo of Chernor Kargbo (Stone) and Idrissa Barry Jalloh, and penned by the brilliant Chernor Kargbo(Stone) himself, “The Bormeh Series” transcends mere entertainment; it’s a bold exploration of the gritty realities of life in Sierra Leone. From the sinister machinations of THE TOP to the ravaging scourge of the Kush drug pandemic, every episode pulls on punches, exposing the raw truths lurking beneath the surface of Freetown.

The journey of “Bormeh Series” to the global audience will represents a paradigm shift, opening doors for Sierra Leonean filmmakers to shine on the international stage. It is not just a film release; it’s a statement of cultural exchange, fostering understanding and appreciation for the artistry and narratives emerging from Sierra Leone.

The release of “Bormeh Series” in Europe, America, the UK, Canada, and Australia signifies a breakthrough moment, inviting audiences worldwide to witness the creativity and brilliance of Sierra Leonean cinema. As the first film series from Sierra Leone to achieve this milestone, it will sets a precedent for future projects and opens a gateway for more diverse cinematic representations from the African continent.

 

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Sallu Kamuskay is a Sierra Leonean communication strategist, fixer, blogger, youth organiser, event manager, spokesperson, and public relations expert. His work has been regularly referenced and published by national and international media and public policy institutions. Sallu Kamuskay was a child during the brutal war in Sierra Leone. Growing up in the midst of conflict, Sallu witnessed unimaginable abuse of children and gross violations of human rights. The horrors he witnessed during the Civil War had a terrible impact on him at a very tender age. But despite the shock of the war, Sallu never lost hope. He started on a journey of recovery, studying, and working for a better future. At age 15, Sallu entered into the world of activism and advocacy. Sallu Kamuskay was the Vice President of the Young Leaders Organisation, a member of the National Youth Council. The Young Leaders is one of the oldest youth-led organisations in West Africa. The organisation was formed by a group of young leaders, and launched by the then Head of State/President of Sierra Leone. Sallu was part of the group of young leaders who participated in and contributed to the establishment of the National Youth Council. The Commonwealth supported the training for trainers programme with line ministries and youth stakeholders in which key, representatives of youth council, student union and civil society/private sector youth platforms were engaged and empowered in the effective engagement and inclusion of youth. Sallu is co-founder and Executive Director of the Salone Messenger, a global multimedia and public relations firm based In Sierra Leone. Sallu has worked on various developmental and policy issues such as Poverty, Climate Change, Human rights, Child Rights, Education, Health, Gender Equality, Civic Engagement, Government policies, Information Communication Technology for Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, and has also been contributing to various global events and advocacy campaigns. Sallu Kamuskay is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Salone Messenger, a global Multimedia and Public Relations Firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information, on top stories, business, politics, entertainment, and more. Sallu is working with a leading technology company in Africa, Techfrica, that has recently developed and launched a social media, messaging Supfrica with over 150,000 downloads on the Google play store in less than 4 days. 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Sallu is currently the Programme Director for the Wave Alliance, which is a coalition of youth-led and community-based organisations that have successfully introduced evidence-based Surf Therapy programs to young people in communities, with a focus on mental health, peace building and sustainable development. Sallu is currently the focal point and face of Africa’s Faces Social media platform which is a global Social media platform that brings together people from across the world to share their moments, connect, share videos, and interact with friends giving more preference to excluded continents like Africa. Sallu Kamuskay has devoted his time to working for or contributing to a number of national and international organizations and companies, including the Techfrica Technology Company, United Nations, ECOWAS, European Union, Commonwealth Africa Initiatives. This work has led him to travel to a number of countries to contribute to global youth platforms. Sallu is the lead Coordinator for Peace Tour programme, an initiative supported by the European Union, Africa Union, ECOWAS focusing on uniting and empowering young people and local communities. Over the years, Sallu Kamuskay has been using his Techno phone to be able to tell stories, the phone he used to tell the story of Gbessay during Ebola who was admitted at one of the Ebola treatment centers after rumors that she had Ebola when the actual sickness was ulcer, she was almost abandoned at the treatment canter with no medication provided to her. She could have died. Sallu told the story via social media and was able to secure funding from the United Sierra Leone to buy her medication and advocated for her. She was later discharged and taken home, He did the same to a patient that died and was abandoned in the street, Sallu Kamuskay used his phone and shared the message across, the corps was later taken and buried. It could have been more disaster without his voice. 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