Les Écuelles

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Les Écuelles
Directed by Idrissa Ouedraogo
Produced by Les Films de l'Avenir
Screenplay by Idrissa Ouedraogo
Cinematography Issaka Thiombiano
Edited by Arnaud Blin
Release date
  • 1983 (1983)
Running time
11 minutes
Country Burkina Faso

Les Écuelles is a 1983 Burkinabé film.


This short film takes place in northern Burkina Faso, in a Mossi village. There, two old men patiently and skillfully make traditional wooden bowls for everyday use. Meanwhile, the young people leave the village to go to the city and abandon these tricky crafts.