Date(s) - 11/04/2017
Initial release: May 2016
Director: Sekou Traoré
Running time: 1h 40 min
French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all
Plot: Based on the study of child soldiers, Sékou Traoré’s film brings us to Emma Tou, a young lawyer who reluctantly accepts to defend a captured fugitive who may have been a child soldier, in what her boss titles “The Trial of the Century. Persistent to ensure a good and fair trial for the fugitive, Tou visits former child soldier Blackshouam Vila (Fargass) and tries to win his trust so he will help her in her case. But as Vila begins to tell her his history, Tou discovers the terrors of a child forced to fight in the military.