Dunia (Burkina Faso: 1987)


Sékou Traoré

Cast list

Sylvie Ouadba

Marie Yameoga


A ten year old girl Nongma is sent to live with her ailing grandmother in a new village. Later on she is offered the opportunity to attend a city school, however to attend the school you must live in the town. While in the village Nongma walks a lot, often walking places she is not familiar with and through her journeys she witnesses a lot of hardships and melancholy situations, shaping her view of adulthood and what it means to be a women in the patriarchal African society. She witnesses barren women and women dominated by their husbands along with dealing with her surly grandmother.

Responsabilites Historiques des Etudiants Africains by Sekou Traore, Lucy Creevey Behrman, The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 8, Supplements A & B (1975), p. 133

Les intellectuels africains face au marxisme by Sekou Traore ,Nicola Trozzi, Africa: Rivista trimestrale di studi e documentazione dell’Istituto italiano per l’Africa e l’Oriente, Anno 38, No. 4 (DICEMBRE 1983), pp. 658-659

 Population et activite economique dans la transformation de secteur rural au Mali: Forces d’inertie et facteurs de changement. by Bibi Diawara; Sekou Traore, D.H.Population and Development Review, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Dec., 1975), pp. 332-333

Responsabilités historiques des étudiants africains by Sekou TRAOREAndrée RODDE, Revue française de pédagogie, No. 28 (JUILLET-AOUT-SEPTEMBRE 1974), p. 67

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