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Issaka Sawadogo Will Fight To Survive In Lisa Aschan's 'White People'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • February 5, 2014 4:59 PM
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Issaka Sawadogo Will Fight To Survive In Lisa Aschan's 'White People'

RIFF Review: Social-Realist 'Diego Star' Anchored by Issaka Sawadogo's Layered, Splendid Performance

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • September 27, 2013 12:22 PM
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Issaka Sawadogo remains a mystery here in the States, but you ought to pay attention – his work has been profiled on S&A a few times in the past (HERE and HERE) – because the Burkinabe actor is bestowed with serious acting range.

Observing Alienation In 'Blue Caprice' (In Theaters Tomorrow) And 'The Invader' (New On VOD)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 12, 2013 12:37 PM
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A closer look at 2 newly-released films I screened earlier this week (one opens this Friday - Blue Caprice - and the other - The Invader - is without an American theatrical distributor, but performed well on the international film festival circuit, and is now available on VOD courtesy of Vyer Films).

Isaka Sawadogo ('Invader') Fights For Social Justice On Coast Of Wintry Canada In 'Diego Star'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2013 5:59 PM
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On Monday I made some observations on this blog about the last film he starred in, which I finally got to see over the weekend, after a year or so of tracking it. Read that post HERE if you missed it.

Watch Now: Nicolas Provost's Provocative, Lauded Drama 'The Invader'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 9, 2013 10:44 AM
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A film we've been following since its 2011 premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, but none of us has seen yet - although it's a film I've been intrigued by and interested in seeing in - is now finally available to USA audiences!

Nicolas Provost's Provocative, Lauded Drama 'The Invader' Getting USA Distribution After All

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2013 5:32 PM
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A film we've been following since its 2011 premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, but none of us has seen yet - although it's a film I've been intrigued by and interested in seeing in - will now finally be released in the USA!

Controversial Belgian Immigrant Parable 'The Invader' Gets First Full Trailer & Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 15, 2012 4:20 PM
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This is one film that I've been really curious about since we first profiled it last fall; I've been tracking it, hoping that it might eventually screen somewhere in my neck of the woods (NYC), but that hasn't happened yet.