2013 Edition's Arab and African Freedom Films

An African Awakening (Une révolution africaine)

An African Awakening (Une révolution africaine)

  • Section :Arab and African Freedom Films
  • Country :Côte d’Ivoire, France
  • Production Year :2012
  • Runtime: 97 Minutes

    Director: Samir Benchikh

    Screenwriter: Samir Benchikh

    Cinematographer: Oscar Irie

    Editors: Samir Benchikh & Matthew Augustine

    Music Composer: Leo Pinon

    Synopsis: Five years have passed with the presidential elections in Côte d'Ivoire being postponed and the rebels are still occupying the north part of the country. This sociopolitical situation has put the whole country in complete stagnation yet the people are still dreaming of change. Vitalized by the pulse of his society, singer Tiken Jah Fakoly is recording his new album African Revolution that is taking the voice of Africans beyond borders with a message of hope for the future.

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