L'illusion d'une vie meilleure
The illusion of a better life
In Burkina Faso, after the popular uprising of October 2014, Bikontine heads off to meet his fellow citizens, travelling the country's only railway line. An opportunity for the poet to confront the realities of a society undergoing a total transformation, and reveal the enduring heritage of Thomas Sankara (1949-1987).
Directed by: Lucie Viver (France, 2019)
Awards: best direction Festival Int. Cine Austral de Cordoba (2020); first prize Rhode Island Int. Film Festival (2020); special jury prize Afriff-Nigeria (2019); best documentary IFF Budapest (2019); Films en Cours prize, Entrevues de Belfort (2018).