Issa Traoré de Brahima

Biography: Issa Traoré de Brahima was born in 1962 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He enrolled at the African Institute of Cinematic Studies in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where he obtained a cinematographic creation degree in 1985, and thereafter he went to Paris to obtain his university diploma. Between 1986 and 1991 he was an assistant on several short films, after which he was co-director on Bilakoro and the director of Gombélé. After training himself in script writing he wrote several screenplays. He has also been assistant director on several films, including Dani Kouyaté’s Keïta! L’Héritage du Griot, J. Mrozowski’s La Revanche de Lucie, and Issaka Konaté’s Souko, le cinematographe en carton.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Gombélé (1996).

Filmography:
Bilakoro (1989);
Gombélé (1994);
Boubou l’intrus (1998);
La rencontre (2001);
Afrique réseau 2000 (2001);
Siraba, la grande voie (2001);
Femmes du Sahel (2004);
Le Monde Est un Ballet (2006).