One among Burkina Faso’s prime filmmakers discusses the artwork of cinema in Africa; what’s on the display screen and what’s omitted.
“To make a movie is simple; to make movie is struggle,” Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu as soon as stated. And for filmmakers in a rustic like Burkina Faso, mired by years of battle and instability, the challenges are even better.
However regardless of the persevering with violence, a pan-African movie competition within the capital Ouagadougou gathered filmmakers – resilient within the face of battle – to convey hope by way of artwork.
There, we caught up with one of many prime Burkinabe filmmakers and explored the artwork of cinema in Africa; what’s on the display screen and what’s omitted. Apolline Traore talks to Al Jazeera.