Burkinabé Rising
Photo credit: Benjamin Lebrave, Akwaaba Music




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We are honored by the thoughtful and enthusiastic feedback that we have received from audiences of Burkinabè Rising. The following is a list of awards that the documentary has received at film festivals throughout the world.


Burkinabè Rising Awards:

    • ALGERIA / TINDUF, Best Film – Second Place,  FiSahara – Festival Sahara 2022
    • UNITED STATES / NEW YORK, NY, Best Documentary, Winter Films Awards, 2018
    • ITALY / San Vito, Human Rights Award, SiciliAmbiente Documentary Film Festival and Amnesty International Italia, 2018
    • CANADA / Western Quebec, Prix l’Entourelle, Festival du Cinéma des Femmes de Fort-Coulonge, 2018


    • UNITED STATES / Fairbanks, Alaska, Best Feature Length Documentary, MôTif Film Festival, 2018



Burkinabè Rising Mentions:

      • SPAIN / Zamora, Official Selection, Etnovideográfica Internacional Ethnographyc Festival, 2018
      • INDIA / GUJARAT, Official Selection, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Film Festival, 2020


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