Birth / Naissance

Director: Cilia Sawadogo
Country: Burkina Faso
Year: 1993
Running Time: 3 min.
Language: French

Birth is a short fable about the union between nature and humanity.

About the Director

Cilia Sawadogo

Cilia Sawadogo pictureBiography: Cilia Sawadogo studied communication, specializing in cinema animation at Concordia University in Montréal. She started her career in 1989, and made many cartoons for Sesame Street. She made her first animated film, La femme mariée à trios hommes, in 1993, for which she has won many awards. Her other animated films include L’Arrêt d’autobus / The Bus Stop and Naissance / Birth. In 1999, she directed her latest film, Le Joueur de cora. Sawadogo also produces video-clips, designs posters, and illustrates books.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
La femme mariée à trios hommes (1997);
Naissance (1997);
L’Arrêt d’autobus (1997);
Le Joueur de cora (2004);
Christopher Changes His Name (2004).

Filmography:
La femme mariée à trios hommes (1993);
Naissance (1993);
L’Arrêt d’autobus (1994);
Le Joueur de cora (1996);
Christopher Changes His Name (2000).