No Gold for Kalsaka

Michel K Zongo / Florian Schewe

Burkina Faso, Germany 2019, 80 min.

Documentary

Spoken language: Local languages, French

Subtitles: English

When the government of Burkina Faso passes a law that permits gold to be extracted from the small village of Kalsaka, the villagers are flooded with promises. Hopes rise sky-high, but nothing is captured in contracts. Now, the community fights for compensation, for justice, and for its dignity.

*This film is only available in the Netherlands.