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Directed by Iara Lee ∙ 2017 ∙ Burkina Faso - United States ∙ 72'
BURKINABÈ RISING: THE ART OF RESISTANCE IN BURKINA FASO showcases creative nonviolent resistance in Burkina Faso. A small, landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged citizens, who provide an example of the type of political change that can be achieved when people come together. It is an inspiration, not only to the rest of Africa but also to the rest of the world.
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