A Golden Life

Or de vie
International Competition
children & youth

In Burkina Faso, in Bantara, 16-year-old Rasmané descends more than 100 meters to extract gold from the mines. Rasmané makes his way amongst fierce adults in the hopes of one day becoming emancipated.

Boubacar Sangare

Boubacar Sangaré is a filmmaker, author, and director from Burkina Faso. He directed four short films and co-directed a feature documentary for television. A Golden Life is his first feature documentary for cinema. He is currently developing several other projects, including a road movie documentary, Djéliya, Memory of Manding (selected for La Fabrique des Cinémas du Monde, in Cannes Film Festival 2022, Miradas Doc, and Hot Docs Forum), and two feature-length fiction films: Le nom qu’on te donne and Les dieux délinquants.

Thursday, 23 November 4:15PM
Toldi - Big Hall
Sunday, 26 November 6:30PM
Corvin - Jávor
Wednesday, 29 November 6:00PM
Corvin - Jávor
Burkina Faso, Benin, France
Afrikaans, French
Hungarian Premiere
Boubacar Sangare
Madeline Robert
Gladys Joujou
Isso Emmanuel Bationo
Distribution info 
Filmotor Michaela Cajkova michaela@filmotor.com
Festivals and Awards 
Caligari Film Award Nominee at Berlinale 2023