On a le temps pour nous (Time is on Our Side) 2019

Katy Lena Ndiaye | Burkina Faso 2019 | 1h7m | French with English subtitles | 15

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On a le temps pour nous (Time is on Our Side)

In October 2014 in Burkina Faso, what many could not dare to imagine occurred. The Burkinabè ended the reign of Blaise Compaore. Rapper Serge Bambara (aka Smockey), member of the Balai Citoyen, is among the artisans of change in the victory. Today, this uprising, the failed military coup and the organisation of free elections, are all in the past. Has the price of the fallen regime paid off? This intimate documentary brings us into the daily life and world of Smockey, a rebel character who traces a path between activism and artistic work, inspired by Burkinabè socialist revolutionary Thomas Sankara.

Join director Katy Lena Ndiaye for a live Filmmaking Masterclass on Friday 27 November at 2pm. Katy will talk about this documentary, and her previous film En attendant les hommes, which is also screening in this year’s festival from 7:30pm on Wednesday 25 November.

Watch Live

Friday 27th November 2020 / 7pm / Online

How AIM 2020 works

Films will be available to watch for 48 hours from the Watch Live date and time.

Discussions and Masterclasses will be streamed live to our Facebook page on the Watch Live date and time.

Workshops are closed and require registration.

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