Monthly Archives: February 2010

World Champion long-distance runner from WS

Irene Jacob: Valentine Dussaut
“THE RUNNER”  (2010, in-production)

The TRAILER for the long-form documentary, “The Runner” is now on YouTube >>

The story of a World Champion long-distance runner from Africa’s last colony, the Western Sahara:
… As he approached the last 200m in the lead of an 8km race, he pulled out a Sahrawi flag – illegal in Morocco and a symbol of the “Sahrawi Intifada” – and waived it across the finish line. Knowing he would be arrested on arrival in Morocco, he immediately sought political asylum in France and has been there ever since.
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