Director Philippe Diaz exposes some of the issues the movie Blood Diamond touched upon in this award-winning documentary on the atrocities that occurred in Sierra Leone, West Africa. In 1991, a civil war exploded in this tiny, diamond-rich country, fueled by a rebel group against exploitative Western interests. But instead of coming to the aid of the people, the international community manipulated an election and used violent means for their own ends.
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, Foday Sankoh, Mike Lamin, Zainab Hawa Bangura, Hassan Hujazi, Joseph Melrose, Steve Crossman, James Jonah, Michael Fletcher, Julius Spencer, Hinga Norman, Pascal Lefort, S.Y.B. Rogers