Biography: Daouda Coulibaly is a Malian French director. He grew up in Marseilles, France. After a few years in audiovisual editing, he opted to be a director, and then he made his first short film, A History of Independence, inspired from a traditional tale. Further to the good impression made by A History of Independence, he was retained by the programme Focus Features – Africa First. Inspired by the traditional way of narration and by Ousmane Sembène, he made a work that reflects the relationship between African film and literature: Tinye So, selected at FESPACO 2011.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
A History of Independence [Il était une fois l’indépendance/Nziri Nin Kera Yeremahoronya Waati Ye] (2011);
Tinye So (2011).
A History of Independence [Il était une fois l’indépendance/Nziri Nin Kera Yeremahoronya Waati Ye] (2009);
Tinye So (2010).