Nuakai Aru WORK

Nuakai Aru is an award-winning independent film maker, indigenous rights advocate, martial artist and world explorer. He has travelled extensively to Africa, central and south America, the Caribbean, southeast Asia, Europe and some Pacific Islands.  With over 15 years of experience producing, directing and editing documentaries, music videos and short films.

Nuakai runs his own company called

Check out his latests trailer for the film: NUBIAN SPIRIT: The Africa Legacy of the Nile Valley.


This video clip shows unseen footage from the breath taking documentary film; Nubian Spirit: The Africa Legacy of the Nile Valley.


This is a documentary about a journey to Sierra Leone, West Africa, seen through the eyes of Louis Buckley a 25-year-old Jamaican English man who was born and grew up in England. After a long desire to visit the continent of Africa and learn more about his history he finally decides to visit the country of Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone is rich in natural resources, yet today its recorded to be one of the poorest countries in the world. Louis arrives in Sierra Leone while its recovering from an 11-year civil war, which devastated the whole country. He heads out to discover first hand about the countries past, offering a unique narrative and perspective. The question is what happened in the days of the British empire and how did this country get to this point?