A Golden Life
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 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.