Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso: 2013)


Apolline Traoré

Cast list

Mariame Ouédraogo             Zaphira

Salimata Traoré                     Katia

Sita Traoré                             Suzy

Aziz Ouédraogo                     Bali


Adama Dembelé                Music

Issa Karantao                     Cinematography

Kader Roger Diarra          Film Editing

Claver Bassolé                   Production

Adam's Couture                Costume Design

Ami Zouré                          Makeup Artist

Kibaré                                 Sound


Zaphira is a young woman who lives with her 7 year old daughter. She is left upset with where her life has ended up and she hopes for a better future for her daughter. One day she seens a young fashion magazine and many buitiful girls, gils that her daughter is just a beautiful as. Zaphira has a revelation that her daughter will model, which will give her a brighter future.


News from the Black Film Center/Archive. (2015). News from the Black Film Center/Archive. Black Camera, 6(2), 264–266. Retrieved from