Yam Daabo
First screened in April 2017
Director: Idrissa Ouedraogo. Cast: Moussa Blogo, Aoua Guiraud, Assita Ouedraogo, Salif Ouedraogo, Fatima Ouedraogo, Omar Ouedraogo, Rasmane Ouedraogo. Screenplay: Idrissa Ouedraogo.

Twitter Capsule: Underseen Burkinabe drama emits a quiet power, but that simplicity disguises structural gambits and political questions.

VOR:   By the standards of West African filmmaking, Ouedraogo looms large, but still too few people know his work, and this is a representative jewel.

Photo © 1987 Les Films de l'Avenir

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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