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I PROMISE AFRICA

I PROMISE AFRICA

US Premiere

Director: Jerry A. Henry

Kenya, 2003, 3 min

Festival Year:2004

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Jerry A. Henry

Sales:Jerry A. Henry - LOS ANGELES, CA

Email:djbisko AT hotmail.com

Synopsis

Tragedy is something the entire world experiences; sometimes simultaneously. During the tragedies of 9/11, I was in a a rural village in Kenya shooting a documentary about orphans. This is what I witnessed.

About the director

In August 1999 Jerry A. Henry was selected amongst a group of 6 aspiring young filmmakers to serve as a unit director/ videographer on the PBS documentary series ÒSenior YearÓ. He spent a year documenting the lives of 3 of 15 senior high school students at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles. The 13 part episodic critically acclaimed documentary series aired on PBS in 2001. Immediately after completing the series he returned to the University of CaliforniaÕs prestigious MFA Production Program and completed his third year with an emphasis on digital media and cinematography.

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