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Sankara Is Not Dead (2019)

Sankara n'est pas mort (original title)
After Burkina Faso's October 2014 popular uprising, the young poet Bikontine starts to question his dreams of seeking a better life in the West. He decides to go meet his fellow citizens ... See full summary »

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Lucie Viver

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Bikontine
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After Burkina Faso's October 2014 popular uprising, the young poet Bikontine starts to question his dreams of seeking a better life in the West. He decides to go meet his fellow citizens along the country's only rail line. From South to North, through cities and villages, he learns about their dreams and disappointments, confronting his poetry with the realities of a rapidly shifting society. His journey ultimately reveals the enduring political legacy of storied former president Thomas Sankara, assassinated in 1987 and known as the "African Che Guevara."

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France | Burkina Faso

Language:

French

Release Date:

29 April 2020 (France) See more »

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Les Films du Bilboquet See more »
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