Director: Sunju Ahmadu
Country: Sierra Leone
Running Time: 26 min
Language: English, Kono, and Krio
The documentary traces Ms. Ahmadu’s journey back to Kono as a young girl for initiation into Bondo, an influential women’s traditional solidarity or “secret society”. The film delves into issues of cultural pride, women’s traditional power, as well as western and local efforts to eradicate female genital cutting.