Banker White is a multi-disciplinary artist and award winning filmmaker. He is the director/producer of the documentary Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, which tells the remarkable story of a group of six Sierra Leonean musicians. The film was nominated by the IDA for best feature in 2006; won grand jury awards at AFI Fest, Full Frame Film Festival and Human Rights Watch Film Festival; and earned audience awards at SXSW and Miami International Film Festival. It was broadcast on POV in North America, HBO Latin America and NHK in Japan among others. His films have been supported by, the Sundance Documentary Fund, the Tribeca Film Institute, the LEF, Britdoc, the Catapult Film Fund, the California Council for Humanities and the Pacific Pioneer Fund. Banker also founded WeOwnTV, a collaborative filmmaking and storytelling project in Sierra Leone which is supported by Creative Capital, Freedom to Create, The Bertha Foundation and BAVC.