Twaaga (Invincible)

Director: Cedric Ido
Country: France
Year: 2013
Running Time: 30 min.
Language: French, Arab and Mooré with English subtitles


Burkina Faso in 1985 is a country in the throes of revolution. Manu, a young boy who loves comics, tags along with his big brother Albert. When Albert decides to undergo a magic ritual, Manu realizes there are real powers to rival even those of superheroes.

About the Director

Cedric Ido

Biography: Cedric Ido is a versatile French/Burkinabe artist, author, director, actor and illustrator. He grew up in Stains, a small suburban town near Paris. He considers himself a storyteller. His previous short film, the award winning and critically acclaimed Hasaki ya Suda, was exhibited worldwide in festivals such as Fespaco, Toronto, Cracovie, Durban, Dubai, Venice and others. His directing work also includes documentaries such as  Un Stains de musique, in which he followed several artists from his hometown Stains, and recorded their struggle to exist trough their art. As an actor Cedric starred in several TV series, as well as many films, such as  Mirage at St-Anna by Spike Lee (2008) and Les enfants du Pays (2006) with Michel Serrault.

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Twaaga (Invincible) (2016)

Hasaki ya Suda (2011)
Twaaga (Invincible) (2013)