This award-winning program explores the remarkable connections between the Gullah of the South Carolina/Georgia Sea Islands and the people of West Africa, particularly those of Sierra Leone. Taped in South Carolina and Africa, the program traces the truly unparalleled historical connection and continued relationship dating from the time of slavery, and examines the development of the two cultures over the course of time.
Silver Apple Award, National Educational Film and Video Festival
Gold Award, 24th Annual Houston International Film and Video Festival
First-Place Documentary, SC Associated Press Broadcasters Award