Sunday, April 22, 2018
L’ART DE LA RESISTANCE AU BURKINA FASO (Directed by Iara Lee) *****
Art in all its forms is the creative force that directly connects to the people. The message in each work of artistic creation holds the message of freedom and goodness; it is practically engraved in each work of art – be it in dance, painting, music, slam poetry and more. The forward looking movement for women is on the rise. A highly courageous people whose identity is unshakeable. They have devoted most of their energies to honouring the slain great leader, Thomas Sankara whose greatest friend, Blaise Compaore betrayed him and took over the country a ruled with a niron fist for some 24 years until the people had an insurrection of great success. In 2104, the country began its journey into freedom. Sankara has never been forgotten. He is called the Che of the country and grandfather of it.
is the little country that could and
will achieve its goals of complete emancipation within each individual.
(Screened at 2018 Vues d’Afrique Festival) Burkina