Art for peace (2018)

Produced and Edited for Thomson Reuters Foundation

Made possible by the support of the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF)


After South Sudan's independence in 2011, the world's youngest country plunged into conflict again in 2013. I made this film during my trip to Juba, South Sudan, which tells the story of South Sudan's young artists battling for peace with the music, film and poetry.


Filmmaker: Shanshan Chen

Shanshan Chen is a London-based filmmaker and multimedia journalist who covers the world's most under-reported stories including women's rights, LGBT rights, war and conflict, climate change and migration. She has travelled to more than 30 countries and regions for her films and photography.