2019 Edition

GAO, Resistance of a people

GAO, Resistance of a people

Section: Long Documentary

Country: Mali

Production Year: 2018

Duration: 54 min

Cinematography: Abdellah Coulibaly

Screenplay: Kassim Sanogo

Editing: Aurélie Jourdan

Contact: lechangeur@gmail.com

Synopsis: In early 2012, northern Mali is occupied by various armed groups who want to secede from the rest of the country and impose Sharia law. In Gao, the historic capital of the north, the resistance against the occupation is organized by groups of young people, who undertake to protect their families and liberate the city.