Instagram – Jason Florio Photojournalist and Filmmaker

Above Instagram images: Top row – L-R: Photoville 2019, NYC; Remembering 9/11; fellow passenger, flying from the UK-USA Middle row – L-R: Dog catchers, Nigeria; motor taxis ‘okadas’, Nigeria; fellow passengers, flying from Nigeria-Ghana Bottom Row – L-R: all three images from Nigeria @jasonflorio / Instagram Above images from documentary filming, in Ghana; Gambia – […]

The Gambia – finding truth and reconciliation

The tiny West African republic, The Gambia, is a popular winter-sun holiday destination for Europeans. However, most tourists have little idea of the dark and shattered underbelly of ‘The Smiling Coast of Africa’, as the Gambia is fondly called. From 1994 -2017 President Yahya Jammeh ruled the Gambia as his fiefdom, crushing dissent, and opposition with brutality. His […]