Ademola Adeyemo

Joseph Ademola Adeyemo made his acting debut in "The Last Days of Toussaint L'Ouverture", a film about the legendary hero. Adémóla has also infused his powerful voice in a collaboration with political activist, artist, and author Emmanuel Jal, in the audio book - War Child; a tumultuous tale of a Sudanese child soldier.



  • War Child - Trailer

    18th Street Films presents War Child, a feature documentary film on Emmanuel Jal, former South Sudanese child soldier turned international hiphop sensation (ER, Blood Diamond, Live8).

  • War Child by Emmanuel Jal--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Emmanuel Jal's memoir War Child: A Child Soldier's Story. In the mid-1980s, Emmanuel Jal was a seven-year-old Sudanese boy living in a small village. But then his mother was killed and his father Simon rose to become a powerful commander in the Christian Sudanese Liberation Army, fighting for the freedom of Sudan. Soon, Jal was conscripted into that army, one of 10,000 child soldiers, and fought through two separate civil wars over nearly a decade.



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