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Unsung Heroes: Inside Ebola Film 'Body Team 12'


Short documentary film "Body Team 12" bravely follows the team tasked with collecting the dead at the height of the Ebola outbreak.

"These body collectors have arguably the most dangerous and gruesome job in the world," the film's website states.

David Darg, director of the documentary and vice president at Operation Blessing International, shares an inside look. Click play to watch.

The film, produced by Olivia Wilde, won a the award for Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday.

"The winning film is a spiritual and inspiring story of personal courage and commitment. The filmmaking team takes us on a fearless journey that restores our faith in humanity and inspires viewers to be optimistic despite facing the most extreme challenges," the Tribeca Jury commented.

Darg and his team are now working to raise money for children orphaned by the virus. Click here to find out how you can help.

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