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LES JOURS À CÔTÉ (196)

10:00, Thursday 28th June, Cosmo Rodewald

Director: Ella Pugliese, Iliana Estañol (Germany/ France)

Year: 2005

Run time: 46'

Location/Ethnic group: Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Language: In French and Morée with English subtitles

Production/Distribution: Tristina Films, Lost Productions

Les Jours a Cote - Days Aside

The story of three street kids from Burkina Faso who live in the capital, Ouagadougou, taking each day as it comes. Once every two years, their lives are transformed with the arrival of tourists and film-makers for the biggest film festival in Africa, FESPACO. It is an opportunity to earn some money from the visitors. The kids also have the rare chance of getting on stage and becoming protagonists in their own way. It is the time when their dreams could come true.