GOLD DUST

Sections:  OFFICIAL SECTION, FICMARKET

Julia Montfort - 2016 - France - 30'
  • Short Documentary

Under Blaise Compaore's leadership, Burkina Faso's unregulated gold rush has had a devastating effect on mining conditions. This report digs deep into the industry, exposing the corruption beneath Compaore's ruling.
Millions of people - including children as young as fourteen - mine in an unregulated industry for a few golden grams of hope. Marcel toils underground to support his family - but without the glittering rewards promised.

Screening: Facultat de Comunicació Universitat Pompeu Fabra - 06/11 – 6.15 p.m.