Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2020
Format : Short
Running time : 15 (in minutes)

Balkissa a young lady in her thirties, widowed, chased out of her house by her in-laws. She returns to the family home. Oumou, the wife of her twin brother her twin brother's wife will not appreciate her presence.

Scenario/Script: Youssouf Doumbia
Images/Pictures: Amadou Diabagaté, Mamadou Traoré
Son/Sound: Samba Tamboura, Mamakan Keïta
Montage/Editing: Amadou Diabagaté
Musique/Music: Nancy Mounir
Interprètes/Actors: Awa Bagayoko, Aboubacar S. Ouattara,
Bintou Sidibé

Film by Youssouf DOUMBIA, directed with the Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers Multimédia Balla Fassekè Kouyaté, selected for the FESPACO 2021.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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