One small boy. One huge lake. Foli was a slave. Immerse yourself in his story.
Thousands of children between the ages of 6 and 18 live in slavery on Lake Volta, working up to 18 hours a day in the fishing industry. For these young children, the only way out of slavery is to drown or be rescued. Children just like Foli.* Visit ijm.org/foli to send rescue today.
Director’s Cut: vimeo.com/ijm/thedeepplacedc
This story is a reenactment of the real life events of one young boy. All the names and locations have been changed to protect his real identity.
Directed by Lindsay Branham and Andrew Michael Ellis
Edited by Ben Stamper
Cinematography by Andrew Ellis and Ben Stamper
Original Music by Aled Roberts
Casting by Mawuko Kuadzi
Field Producer Greg Justice, Amy Justice
Script Supervisor Bethany Williams
Production Sound: Greg Justice
Stunt supervision by Hayford Agbedor
Visual Effects by Perry Kroll
Color Correction by Alter Ego
Foli: Louis Baah Yeboah
Fofo: Godwin Duse
Uncle: Brian Angels
Boys on the Lake:
Grandfather: Isaac Afako
Grandmother: Veronika Dogolo
Produced by Novo
Executive Produced by International Justice Mission