A Golden Life

In Burkina Faso, young men look under the earth for gold – and a better future. As a result, 16-year-old Rasmané barely seems like a teenager any more. This mainly observational film follows him into the 100-metre abyss of small-scale mining. 

SYNOPSIS

In Burkina Faso, young men look under the earth for gold – and a better future. As a result, 16-year-old Rasmané barely seems like a teenager any more. This mainly observational film follows him into the 100-metre abyss of small-scale mining.

Theme(s): , Environnement, Human Rights, Work

DETAILS

Director | , Boubacar Sangare
Year | , 2023
Country | , Benin, Burkina Faso, France
Duration | 85 minutes
Original language | , French, Mossi
Subtitles | , French
Image | Isso Emmanuel Bationo
Sound | Seydou Porgo
Music | Rémi Durel
Editing | Gladys Joujou
Production | Madeline Robert

DIRECTOR

Photo

Boubacar Sangare

SEE COMPLETE PROFILE

Born in San, Mali in 1985, he earned degrees in both law and film and now works as a lawyer and filmmaker. Following four short films and a television production which he co-directed, Or de vie marks his feature-length debut.

CAREER

Berlinale • FESPACO - Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision de Ouagadougou • Stlouis'Docs - Festival du film documentaire de Saint-Louis • Festival Cinémas d'Afrique • États généraux du film documentaire • RIDM - Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal

UPCOMING SCREENINGS

SCREENING 1 | 

3 July 2024 at 21h15

Parc Sir-Wilfrid-Laurier 

A discussion with Jacques Mwanga Nzumbu, PhD student and researcher at Centre de Recherche en Sciences Naturelles, whose thesis focuses on strategic minerals and energy transition in Congo, will follow the screening.

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