Yaaba

Idrissa Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso, 1989

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Duration

91 Min.

Language

OV Mòoré

Subtitles

english, german, french, italian

Video Quality

480p

Available in

Worldwide

Summary

Ten year old Bila and his cousin Nopoko live happily in their Sahelian village. Bila is taken with an elderly woman, Sana, whom he calls «Yaaba», although the rest of the village treats her as a witch. One day, Nopoko falls ill with tetanus; her condition worsens. Nobody in the village, not even the healer, can help her – except, perhaps, Sana.

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