Because of the War at Scribe
7:00pm to 9:00pm
In both North America and West Africa, four Liberian women have been using their music to address injustice and inspire action for social change. Survivors of Liberia’s civil wars, they are accomplished, brilliant singers – mothers, refugees, immigrants, Africans – who haven’t stopped contributing positively to the world, no matter the obstacles. Because of the War documents the power of traditional songs to make meaningful connections between and among people, and to help re-build communities impacted by violence and migration. This film was produced by The Philadelphia Folklore Project.