Al Djanat, The Original Paradise

After the death of her uncle, an influential Muslim dignitary, the director films her family courtyard. A dispute over the estate has burst out between advocates of traditional law and proponents of official law, inherited from European colonization.

Country : France, Burkina Faso, Benin, Germany
Year : 2023
Length : 83 minutes
Production : Les Films de l’oeil sauvage, Les Productions Métissées, Merveilles Productions, Bärbel Mauch Film
Director : Chloé Aïcha Boro
Screenplay : Chloé Aïcha Boro

  • Chloé Aïcha Boro

Chloé Aïcha Boro is a Franco-Burkinabé writer and filmmaker, she began working as a journalist in the press, radio and television. Since 2012, she has been devoted to directing full-length documentary films, which have won awards at various festivals, including Vues d'Afrique and Fespaco. She’s actually developing her first fiction film called “Démocrazie”.