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Gao, Resistance of a People

Gao, Resistance of a People

A Short film by Kassim Sanogo

Produced by L'Échangeur

Production year : 2018


    At the beginning of 2012, Northern Mali was occupied by a coalition of armed separatist and jihadist groups who proclaimed the splitting of the country and imposed Sharia law.

    In Gao, the historic and economic capital of the north, a resistance movement took shape, consisting of young people who undertook to protect their families and to free the city from these new occupiers.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :


    Foreign production company :

    Premiers Films Productions

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Julien Fiorentino

    Line Producer :

    Abdoul Salam Hama

    Foreign Producer :

    Soumaïla Diallo

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean de Dieu Brou

    Sound Editor :

    Sylvain Buffet

    Grader :

    Alexandre Lelaure

    Assistant Director :

    Abdoulaye Diarra Ixmi

    Screenwriter :

    Kassim Sanogo

    Director of Photography :

    Abdellah Coulibaly

    Editor :

    Aurélie Jourdan

    Music Composer :

    Grégoire Paultre

    Sound Mixer :

    Xavier Thibault

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary

    Themes :

    History, Conflict

    Production language :

    Songhay, French, Bambara, Arabic

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Mali

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Mali)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    54 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

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