The Night Readers + Uppland

  • Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc
  • 2018
    • France
  • 45 min

Barely five years after gaining independence, the former Dutch colony of Suriname, saw Colonel Desi Bouterse seize power in a military coup. Drawing on the archives of the French public broadcaster RFO Guyane, Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc revisits the Interior War which from 1986 to 1992 opposed the dictator and his...

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  • Edward Lawrenson
  • 2018
    • United Kingdom
    • Ireland
  • 29 min

Accompanying an architect who is intrigued by the presence of western-style buildings in Liberia, the filmmaker portrays the former mining town of Yekepa, in the north of the country. The company town has become a ghost town: the empty swimming pool and modernist buildings are the last vestiges of an...

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