Missa Hébié

  • Missa Hébié
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Associate producer
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv
Burkina Faso
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After a degree in cinema, Missa Hébié took training courses in Europe and Canada. He directed several documentaries and short or medium-length fiction films between 1987 and 2003, including two series Commissariat de Tampy in 2006, which was a huge hit in French-speaking Africa, and Sita in 2000. In 2003, he directed a short fiction film, Djarabi. Missa Hébié has held a number of important posts including assistant to the permanent secretary of the Fespaco and assistant director of programming on Burkina National Television.
He directed Le Fauteuil (2009), his first feature selected to FESPACO 2009 (Burkina Faso).
En attendant le vote, his second feature, is an adaptation of the famous novel En attendant le vote des bêtes sauvages by Ahmadou Kourouma.

Missa Hébié died on shooting place the 26th of September 2018.

Director's filmography
Le Dodo, documentary (13'), video
Fine, fiction (10'), video
Le CECI, documentary (52'), video
Bien former pour mieux servir, documentary (35'), video
Une coopération exemplaire, documentary (26'), video
Défilés de mode (1990), documentary (17' and 40'), video
Sanon (1990), documentary (13'), video
Un amour de casque (1990), tv film (40'), video
M'Biiga / Mon fils (1991), fiction (20'), 16mm
Ici l'Afrique (codir. Alain Dex and Yves Langlois, 1992), documentary series (13 x 58'), video
La Mémoire et le verbe (1993), documentary (26'), video
Acrobates (1993), documentary (26'), video
Nooma (1993), tv film (42'), video
Le Bouffon d'Afrique (1995), documentary (17'), video
Une nouvelle génération de bâtisseurs (1995), documentary (26'), video
Contes & légendes du Burkina (1995), fiction (26'), video
Regard d'Afrique (codir. Jacques Zinta and Yves Langlois, 1995), documentary series (13 x 26'), video
Excellence au Fespaco (1995), documentary (13'), video
Sita (1995), series pilot (26'), 16mm
Contes et légendes du Burkina (1996), series (2 x 14'), video
Autour d'un plat de To (1996), documentary (36'), video
Lysistrata (1996), theatrical captation (66'), video
Les Aveugles voleurs, theatrical captation (25'), video
La Prise de Sissako, theatrical captation (80'), video
Sita (2000), series (6 x 26'), 16mm
Djarabi (2003), short fiction film
Le Fauteuil (2009), First feature
En attendant le vote (2011), Second feature


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LE FAUTEUIL, de Missa Hébié



  • 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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