[act-ma] March 7 Video showing of Thomas Sankara, a documentary film by Balufu Bakupa Kanyinda

Boston Militant Labor Forum bostonmlf at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 4 19:09:45 PST 2008


The Militant Labor Forum Presents:
 
Thomas Sankara

 
 A documentary film byBalufu Bakupa Kanyinda
 
CaptainThomas Sankara was the leader of the Burkinabe Revolution, in the former Frenchcolony of Upper Volta known today as Burkina Faso. Under Sankara's leadershipin the 1980s, the revolutionary government of Burkina Faso in West Africamobilized peasants, workers, women, and youth to carry out literacy andimmunization drives; to sink wells, plant trees, build dams, erect housing; tocombat the oppression of women and transform exploitative relations on theland; to free themselves from the imperialist yoke and solidarize with othersengaged in that fight internationally. Sankara speaks as an outstandingrevolutionary leader of working people and youth the world over. (The film isin French with English subtitles.)
 
Friday, March 7, 7:30 pm
Militant Labor Forum Hall 
13 Bennington Street, 2nd floor
East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-9169 or email: bostonmlf at yahoo.com 
Suggested
Donation -- $5  • Translation to Spanish available 

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