Director

S. Pierre Yameogo

3 Films in collection

Saint-Pierre Yaméogo est né le 15 mai 1955 à Koudougou (Burkina Faso). Il a fait des études au conservatoire du cinéma français. Il a à son actif des courts métrages, des longs métrages et des documentaires. Il est le fondateur de la maison de production Afix productions (Paris). Mort le 1er avril 2019 à Ouagadougou.


Filmography

1982 Stage de montage à la radio télévision de Ouagadougou.
1980-1983 Conservatoire libre du cinéma français (Paris).
1984-1987 Maîtrise en communication (Université de Paris VIII).
1984 L'oeuf silhouette
1987 Dunia
1991 Laafi - Tout va bien
1992 Wendemi
1998 Silmandé
2003 Moi et mon blanc
2005 Delwende (Lève-toi et marche)
2007 Réfugiés…. mais humains
2011 Bayiri, la patrie

Delwende (Flyer)

Delwende (2005)

This mother-daughter tale focuses on the injustice of some traditional African practices and women’s struggle for equality. A small village in Burkino Faso is devastated by the sudden death of many of its children. Fearing the worst, Diarrha sends his daughter Pougbila to get married in another village despite the objections of his wife Napoko. She learns that their daughter has been raped, possibly by her own husband and therefore she accepts the arranged marriage despite her own reservations. More

Moi et mon blanc (Flyer)

Moi et mon blanc (2004)

Mamadi is struggling to complete a doctorate at a Parisian university after the government of his country has stopped paying his scholarship. Thanks to his acquaintances in the African community, he finds a job as night watchman in an underground car park. There, a French colleague, Franck, helps the friendly African academic getting around. However, the car park is also a meeting point for dubious characters, and when Mamadi accidentally wrecks a drug trafficking operation, Franck is really hard-pressed to put his pal and himself out of harm's way. More

Laafi - Tout va bien (Flyer)

Laafi - Tout va bien (1991)

A great day for Joe: he has graduated from his bachelor degree with honors. He wants to study medicine in France. At the Ministry of Education in Ouagadougou, unable to satisfy his request, he is advised to address the ministry. This is followed by a string of administrative proceedings, leading to delays, anomalies. And also, the fact that in Burkina Faso – as anywhere else in the world – it’s connections that set the bureaucratic machine in motion. More