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Ouedraogo, Idrissa. Burkina Faso. 1989.
- Alternate Title:
- Grandmother; Yabba
- Ouedraogo, Idrissa
- Production Co:
- Arcadia Films; Les Films de l'Avenir; Thelma Film AG; Télévision Suisse Romande; ZDF - Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen; La Sept; La Fondation GAN pour le cinéma; La Direction du Cinéma du Burkina Faso; Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication; Ministère Français de la Coopération; Départment Fédéral de l'Interieur (Switzerland); Département Fédéral des Affaires Etrangères
- Burkina Faso
- trigon-film, 2007
- 1 videodisc of 1.   DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Feature.   90 minutes.   color.
- Mooré with optional German, French, English or Italian subtitles
- PAL format, may not display correctly on all monitors. Recounts life in a little village in West Africa. Bila is a young boy who together with his cousin Nopoko observes life around them. Yaaba means grandmother and is the name that Bila gives to Sana, an old woman who is shunned as a witch by the most of villagers who blame her for any ill that befalls them. Some attempts are made to attack Sana and drive her out of the village but Bila befriends and stands up for her and she gradually instills in him some of her serenity and wisdom. Supplemental features include: PARLONS GRAND-MÉRE (Djibril Diop Mambety, 32 min)
- Link to:
- FII catalog |