Director: Cedric Ido
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.
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)