Yaaba

by Idrissa Ouedraogo1h301989Burkina-Faso

The film"s page

A small African village. The story focuses on Bila, a ten year old boy who befriends an old woman, Sana. Everybody calls her 'Witch' but Bila himself calls her 'Yaaba' (grandmother). When Bilas cousin Nopoko gets sick it is Sana's medicine who saves her.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : La Sept Cinéma, Les Films de l'Avenir, Thelma Film AG, Arcadia Films
    • Distributor : La Traverse
    • Sound Recorder : Jean-Paul Mugel
    • Photo Director : Matthias Kälin
    • Director : Idrissa Ouedraogo
    • Scenario : Idrissa Ouedraogo
    • Original Music : Francis Bebey
    • Editing : Loredana Cristelli
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 1989
    • French release date : 14 août 1989
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Moré

Bonus archives

  • See special featureBonus

    Océanique, France 3 17/05/1983 : Idrissa Ouedraogo à propos du cinéma en Afrique et de son film Yaaba
  • See special featureBonus

    Microfilms 17/09/1987 - Serge Daney et Idrissa Ouedraogo à propos de Yaaba

Other films

Close