DOK LEIPZIG 30 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER 2017
60TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man


Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man


CATALOGUE TEXT
A documentary film about Thomas Sankara (1949–1987) – "Africa's Che Guevara" and one of the most charismatic leaders of the anti-colonialist fight. He was president of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987.

Ralph Eue

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Credits
Original Title: Thomas Sankara, l’homme intègre
Country: France
Year: 2006
Language: English, French
Subtitle: English
Runtime: 52 min.
Format: HD Videofile (QT H.264 1080p)
Color: Colour
Director: Robin Shuffield
Producer: Zorn Production International
Cinematographer: Marc Ridley, Robin Shuffield
Editor: Samuel Gantier, Serge Dietrich
Music: Cyril Orcel
Script: Robin Shuffield
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