Fifth Edition of Kids’ Film Festival
at Operndorf Afrika, Burkina Faso

11  – 15 June 2024

The KIFIFE’s selection, including documentaries, fiction, short films and animations, is based on African children and teenagers as protagonist or directors, aiming at showing their everyday reality.



Tuesday, 16 July, 5.00 PM


Category: Screening


Burkina Faso, France | 2017 | Fiction | 82 min | Dioula and French

Ady is 13 years old and does not listen anymore to his father who raises him alone. The latter, exhausted, decides to entrust Ady to his uncle Amadou for a summer. Uncle Amadou and his family live on the other side of the Mediterranean … in Burkina Faso! There, at 13, you must become a man but Ady, persuaded to go on vacation, do not hear it that way …

by Berni Goldblat

Filmmaker and critic

Born in Sweden to a Swiss mother and a Polish father, Berni has lived in Burkina Faso for over 20 years and produced and directed numerous projects from West Africa. His mixed upbringing and multi-cultural experiences cultivated a curiosity for experiences other than his own, and this has shaped many of his projects – including Wallay.