SANKARA IS NOT DEAD

A film by Lucie Viver

After Burkina Faso’s October 2014 popular uprising, the young poet Bikontine 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 one of Burkina Faso’s storied former presidents, Thomas Sankara.

with

  • Bikontine
  • Camera, sound : Lucie Viver
  • Editing : Nicolas Milteau
  • Sound editing, mixing : Dominique Vieillard
  • Grading : Kevin Stragliati
  • Original music : Rodolphe Burger

partenership

  • SCAM
  • SACEM
  • Le Fresnoy
  • De l’écriture à l’image
  • CNC
  • Région Ile-de-France
  • Pictanovo
  • Périphérie
  • Archipel Productions
  • Entrevues Belfort, CinévidéoCim, Cosmodigital, Poly Son Post Production, La Puce à l’Oreille
  • Lyon Capitale TV
  • TV5 MONDE

news

  • LES ECRANS DOCUMENTAIRES - Arcueil, 13-19 Novembre
  • CORSICA DOC - 19 Octobre, Ajaccio
  • DOK LEIPZIG - Allemagne

  • Work in progress 2 films of 52 minutes for TV5 MONDE

projections and selections in Festivals

  • DOK LEIPZIG - Allemagne
  • CORSICA DOC - Ajaccio
  • CAMDEM IFF 2019 - Camden USA
  • FIDADOC 2019 - International Competition. Maroc
  • ETONNANTS VOYAGEURS Festival du livre et du film. Saint-Malo
  • FESTIVAL DU CINEMA DU REEL - Competition. Paris. 2019
  • IFF Entrevues - Compétition Work in progress. Belfort, 2018
  • Les Rencontres du Cinéma Documentaire Journée Professionnelle – Work in progress. Montreuil, 2018

awards

  • JOHN MARSHALL AWARD for Contemporary Ethnographic Media at Camden IFF
  • ENTREVUES DE BELFORT, Award "Film in progress", 2018