The Road To Redemption, directed and produced by Jonathan Stack, co-directed by Lila Place and Susan Shea, executive produced by David Deniger, Mara-Michelle Batlin and Elma Shaw, and co-produced by Stephanie Wang at HCD Media Group, documents Liberian novelist Elma Shaw’s quest to heal her country from a brutal civil war through the power of stories. Elma Shaw’s novel, Redemption Road, is a powerful exploration of the emotional debris civil war brings to citizens on both sides of conflict. This documentary short depicts her efforts to heal her country by acknowledging the stories of the people who still suffer from the war’s aftermath.
Jury Prize, Ismalia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films, 2009
International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, 2008
Documenta Madrid, 2009
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