Moi Zaphira (Burkina Faso: 2013)


Apolline Traoré

Cast list

Zaphira: Mariame Ouédraogo

Katia: Salimata Traoré

Suzy: Sita Traoré

Bali: Aziz Ouédraogo


Music: Adama Dembelé

Cinematography: Issa Karantao

Film Editing: Kader Roger Diarra

Production: Claver Bassolé

Costume Design: Adam's Couture

Makeup Artist: Ami Zouré

Sound: Kibaré


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.