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Burkina Faso, October 2014. What many did not dare to imagine occurs. The Burkinabè end the reign of Blaise Compaore. The rapper Smockey, member of the Balai Citoyen, is among the artisans of change the victory of an utopia over reality.

Today, the uprising, the failed coup, the organization of free elections, are all behind us, but has the price of the fallen regime been paid off, and the expectations fullfiled?

”On a le temps pour nous”, brings us into the daily life of Smockey, close encounter with a rebel character who traces a path between activism and artistic work; concerns nourished by a fleeting present and renewed hopes.

Screening followed by a discussion and Q&A (20min) :

Speaker: Katy Léna Ndiaye (director)