British award-winning writer and documentary filmmaker Michele D’Acosta is seeking to transform the lives of 170 African polio victims who are struggling to stay alive in the former British colony of Sierra Leone. With the help of an international photography competition, D’Acosta’s goal is to bring global attention to the desperate plight of these forgottenContinue reading “EXPOSURE”

The Nomad Commentaries

Commentary No. 1 “Anguish and grief, like darkness and rain, may be depicted; but gladness and joy, like the rainbow, defy the skill of pen or pencil. – Frederick Douglass.  Commentary No. 2 I wander away from the screen Tear holes in the routine. For a brief moment, I have time on my hands. WhereContinue reading “The Nomad Commentaries”

Faith, hope and love

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Pademba Road

With your innate superiority you carve your God into a mountain. My God is carved on sand and will never know security. If I eat well tonight you will not starve. In June of this year I met a community of polio survivors who live on Pademba Road in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The majority of the menContinue reading “Pademba Road”

Make Peace

This man has polio. This is his home. This is the toilet he shares with more than 200 people. A fellow resident returns home after work. The child of a polio sufferer plays with his ‘toys’. This is how one man walks to work. The Peace Project is helping to transform the lives of thousandsContinue reading “Make Peace”

Original Shock Rocker ARTHUR BROWN

In addition to my ongoing work in Sierra Leone with The Peace Project I’ve also been approached to make a film about the seminal musician Arthur Brown. If you’re thinking Arthur who?… then check out this teaser trailer I’ve just put together about the self-styled God of Hellfire. In the film Arthur actually catches fire,Continue reading “Original Shock Rocker ARTHUR BROWN”