By Richard Nield On 31 May, the Frontline Club hosted a screening of State Builders, a unique film documenting the immense challenges faced by the new state of South Sudan, which became the world’s newest nation on 9 July 2011. Directed by Florence Martin-Kessler and Anne Poiret, the film gives a penetrating insight into what was […]
After a 50-year civil war and with a flag, a national anthem and a capital, the Republic of South Sudan became the world’s newest nation on 9 July 2011. State Builders chronicles the first year of independence in which the first foundations of this fledgling democracy are laid. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with directors Florence Martin-Kessler and Anne Poiret.