When tribal feuds ignite a firestorm of violence, three surgeons unite for peace. Francis grew up with little schooling during the Sudanese Civil War. Ajak is a Lost Boy who has returned to the tribe he fled as a child. Both men are proteges of Glenn, a grizzled, but brilliant American surgeon. WE ARE THE ONES follows these healers as they fight to prevent illness in the world's newest country. After tribal divides erupt into violent raids that threaten their clinics, these men embark on a journey to protect their patients and bring peace to their people. WE ARE THE ONES blends verite techniques with cinematic visuals to bring the audience a visceral account of the constant war between life and death in South Sudan.