Join us at the Jff Zagreb - FESTIVAL OF TOLERANCE in ZAGREB! We will be screening our film "Burkinabè Rising" on Thursday, April 12 at 18:45 as a participant of the festival. After the screening, director Iara Lee: Activist & Filmmaker will be hosting a Q&A to engage the audience in a discussion on how people together can provoke change!
'BURKINABÈ RISING directed by Iara Lee (Cultures of Resistance Films)
A small landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists, musicians, engaged citizens who carry on the revolutionary spirit of Thomas Sankara, killed in a coup d'état led by his best friend and advisor Blaise Compaoré, who then ruled the country as an autocrat for 27 years, til a massive popular insurrection led to his removal. Today, the spirit of resistance and political change is mightier than ever and it permeates every aspect of the Burkinabe life. It is an inspiration, not only to Africa, but to the rest of the world.
for more info: https://festivaloftolerance.com/zagreb/pobuna-burkinab-umjetnost-otpora-u-burkini-faso/1818