A Story of Bones

Dir. Joseph Curran, Dominic Aubrey de Vere

Status: PRODUCTION

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Director Joseph Curran, Dominic Aubrey de Vere
Producers Jo-Jo Ellison


SYNOPSIS

As the Chief Environmental Officer for Saint Helena’s doomed £285m airport project, Annina van Neel-Hayes witnessed the unearthing of a terrible secret - a mass burial ground of an estimated 8,000 formerly enslaved Africans. Haunted by this historical injustice, she now fights for the proper memorialisation of these forgotten victims, taking on institutional and governmental ambivalence to expose the disturbing truths of Britain’s colonial past, present and future.