Carine BADO née SAWADOGO, worked for several years alongside directors Abdoulaye Dao and Pierre Yameogo, as well with others as assistant director, script supervisor and actor. the preparedness and seriousness of her work lead to directing and production.
Committed to social causes, she directed and produced several documentaries and fiction films presented at festivals: two documentaries on the condition of women on the theme of fistula, Les douleurs muettes : la fistule ("Muted pain: fistula") and La Fistule Obstétricale ("Obstetric Fistula") in 2015. Le Viol conjugal, … Et si on en parlait ! ("Marital Rape... Let's talk about it!"). The collection Five Films for Combat, was produced by Les Films du Défi in 2013.
Also in 2013, she directed five films advocating for the employability of people living with disabilities, Les Droits en Actions ("Rights in action") for HI/Afrique de l'Ouest and CBM/Afrique de l'Ouest. In 2008 Des Déchets à Valeur d'Or ("The waste that is worth gold"), selected at FESPACO 2009, FIFE 2009 and 2010, focuses on the export of scrap metal, raw materials for artisans working in bronze in Burkina Faso. In 2009 she directed On ne mange pas les mercis "We do not eat thank-yous", a fiction about corruption produced by Artistes Productions.
Source: Beti Ellerson