Before I suggest a way forward, let me provide you an update on the effort or status of our quest for dual citizenship in Liberia under the sponsorship of The All Liberian Conference on Dual Citizenship who is representing over 500,000 Liberians in the Diaspora and comprising of The Union of Liberian Associations in the Americas (ULAA
), the European Federation of Liberian Associations (EFLA), the Federation of Liberian Communities in Australia (FOLICA), Inc., Conference of Liberian Organizations in the Southwestern United States (COLOSUS), United Liberian Association in Ghana (ULAG), and Coalition of Concerned Liberians (CCL)).
"Sons of Denmark" is the first film to be produced by HyE*ne Film, a company founded by Director Ulaa
Salim and producer Daniel ME-hlendorph while they were finishing film school in 2017.
Toto clearifies that ULAA
is not advocating for non - negro descent who Liberia's Constitution denies citizenship, but Liberians who want to come back to contribute to development here.
Taylor's foray into helping create the ULAA
while studying in the United States appears to mark the beginning of his planned involvement with Liberian politics.
In common with those early daredevils, the founder of the ULAA
, Ron Clegg (born in Yorkshire in 1912), began his flying career as a lad in a home-made glider, which he crashed into a hedge before becoming airborne in 1927.
Danish filmmaker Ulaa
Salim's feature film debut Sons of Denmark is a political thriller set in Copenhagen, in which 19-year-old Zakaria slowly descends into radicalisation.
President Emmanuel Wettee, who is a staunch advocate of dual citizenship for diaspora Liberians, is on the right side of history.
The Muhr Gulf Short category saw "FAaAaAeAe*dreland" (Land of Our Fathers) by Ulaa
Sal receive the Best Muhr Gulf Short, while Dhyaa Joda won the Special Jury Prize for "Sabyea".
Meanwhile, Danish-Jordanian filmmaker Ulaa
Salim presents Faedreland (Land of Our Fathers), telling the story of a broken father-son relationship.