Forêt du Niolo (La)

  • Forêt du Niolo (La)
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2017
Format : Feature
Running time : 87 (in minutes)

The Niolo Valley is home to a luxuriant forest with huge natural resources. A cut-throat war breaks out between the couple Aicha-Nathanaël (Aicha, director of NGO Nature Verte, and Nathanaël, journalist), fighting for environmental preservation and protection, and former minister of Mines Kader Traoré. Nathanaël is abducted and killed. His assassination leads to a demonstration by women in the capital city.

A film by Adama ROAMBA

Burkina Faso, 2017, feature, 1h27min

Starring Gérard Essomba, Rokhaya Niang, Hamadoun Kassogué, Leila Tall, Halidou Sawadogo, Noel Minoungou

Durée/Length: 87 mn
Original language: French
Country: Burkina Faso
Year of production: 2017

Réalisateur / Director: Adama ROAMBA
Scenario/Script: Adama Roamba
Images/Pictures: Philippe Radoux Bazzini
Son/Sound: Mohamed Zerbo
Décor/Set Design: Papa Kouyaté

Production: Films21

Contact: 00226 (74723434 / 25505060)
Email: radama21(@)

2017 | 25th Fespaco, Ouaga, Burkina Faso
* Première Mondiale / World Premiere
* Prix du meilleur scénario / Best Screenplay Award


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