Biography: Born in Bamako, Mali, Kadiatou Konaté is best known as the director of L’Enfant terrible (The Terrible Child – 1994). She studied at the University of Dakar before starting her careerasa production assistant on Souleymane Cissé’s film, Yeelen (Brightness – 1987). After several productions between 1988-1989, she directed two animated films in1993: L’Enfant et l’Hygiène corporelle and Circulation routière, followed in 1994 by L’Enfant terrible (The Terrible Child) in co-production with the Atelier Graphoui, Belgium. Konaté also directed documentary films, such as Femmes et Développement (1995) and Un mineur en milieu carcéral (1997).
– AFF, Inc.
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
L’Enfant terrible [The Terrible Child] (1996).
L’Enfant et l’Hygiène corporelle (1993);
Circulation routière (1993);
L’Enfant terrible [The Terrible Child] (1994);
Femmes et Développement (1995);
Musow Bemi [Dreams of Women] (1995);
Un mineur en milieu carcéral (1997);
Petit à petit (2001);
Daman da, the Yellow Mirage (2008).