On AirManno Lanssens

Bob Rugurika is at the head of RPA, the most popular independent radio station in Burundi. As a passionate investigative journalist, he is a champion of free speech. The RPA continues to challenge the regime and becomes public enemy number one. When President Pierre Nkurunziza is determined to start a third term of office and wants to change the constitution, things get even more tense. Will Bob continue to risk his life in his fight for freedom of the press, at a time when all dissident voices are being nipped in the bud?



Remarkable stories Historical documentary Africa Dutch spoken or subtitled

Vertoond op editie(s) 2019
Screened at edition(s) 2019

Filminfo

Directed by Manno Lanssens
België
2019 90 min.
Engels, Frans
Subtitles: Dutch, English


Programme

Press under pressure

credits
Director

Manno Lanssens

Producer

Ellen De Waele

Production company

Serendipity Films

Cinematography

João Ribeiro

Editing

Jan De Coster

Music

Liesa Van der Aa

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