In December 1999, Ivory Coast lived its political takeover with the eviction of Henri Konan Bedie and the coming to power of General Robert Gueï. The 2000 elections designate Laurent Gbagbo as president, the ultimate recognition after a long fight for power and democracy. This documentary was presupposed to be the first episode of a series following the lives of African political figures but the political climate in Africa, the war in Ivory Coast forced the director to give up.
10 years after, this is a documentary worth seeing today in the light of the recent events…
For more information about Henri Duparc : http://www.henriduparc.com/
Starting on Mauritius Day, March 12, 2013, AfricaFilms.tv showcases the best emerging film talents of the most surprising island in Africa. 19 shots, 2 animation films and one documentary... In cooperation with Porteurs d'Images, association for the promotion of Mauritian culture.