Delwende (Stand Up and Walk)

Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2005
Format : Feature

Set in the villages of Burkina Faso, Delwende is a powerful and vibrant story of a woman's rebellion against anachronistic and sexist traditions. Napoko, a determined mother, has several problems to face. He young daughter is raped and then, much to her distress, Napoko's husband Diarrha wants to rush their daughter into an arranged marriage. When Napoko is accused of witchcraft and infanticide, she is forced to flee to a women's shelter in Ouagadougou.

Burkina Faso/France/Switzerland, 2005, 90mins, Moore and French with English subtitles
Director: S. Pierre Yameogo


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2006 | ZIFF 2006 - 9ème Zimbabwe International Film Festival | HARARE, Zimbabwe | www.ziff.co.zw |
* Sélection (LM Fiction)

2005 | Festival de Cannes | CANNES, France |
> Sélection (Un certain Regard)
* PRIX DE L'ESPOIR
* MENTION SPÉCIALE du JURY OECUMÉNIQUE Cannes 2005

2005 | Filmfest Hamburg - Hamburg International Film Festival | HAMBURG, Germany |
* Selection - Section VOILA !

2005 | London Film Festival | LONDON, England |
* Selection - World Cinema

2005 | Montreal International Festival of New Cinema | MONTREAL, Canada |
* Selection

2005 | Namur International French-language Film Festival | NAMUR, Belgium |
* Official Competition
* Special Jury Prize

2005 | Pusan - International Film Festival | PUSAN, South Korea | from 06/10/2005 to 14/10/2005 | www.piff.org |
* Selection - Section Critics' Choice

2005 | Rio de Janeiro - International Film Festival | RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil |
* Selection - Panorama of World Cinema

2005 | Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival | TAIPEI, China |
* Selection - Panorama Section

2005 | Tuebingen - Stuttgart International French-language Film Festival | TUEBINGEN, Germany |
* Selection - Section Afrique

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