Sierra Leone’s Disgruntled Youths post


Chester Yang was a theatre artist when he fled the civil war 20 years ago, returns to Sierra Leone to reconnect with his past and to understand why Sierra Leone has not made any progress since the end of the civil war in 2003.

Chester Yang with his theatre troupe in early 2000s

Chester takes viewers into a journey to discover the hustling historic city of Freetown, the neglected countryside, meeting disgruntled youths from the dumpsite who survive by recycling waste to the illegal diamond miners, genuinely showing how the people are living on the edge of a harsh society.