FREETOWN is the true story of missionaries in 1990 Liberia and their dangerous journey to escape the civil war-torn region.

“Freetown,” the movie about a six Liberian Mormon missionaries getting to Freetown, Sierra Leone, during a civil war, has been extended another week in theaters.
Inhabitants of a West African village where the flight of eight LDS Church missionaries from a devastating civil war was re-created recently watched the events unfold yet again — but this time on a big screen.