• Year2012
  • Duration62 min

Leaving one's family at 7, 12 or 16 years old. Taking up residence in front of a shop, in a video store, outside a bus station. Learning to do drugs, beg, steal, flee, and fight. Making friends and enemies. Integrating into a new world. Five Bakoroman on the road from their village to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso's capital city, in pursuit of a better life.

Click Here to watch a pre-recorded Q&A with one of our focus directors, Simplice Ganou, director of The Koro of Bakoro, the Survivors of Faso and Bakoroman, moderated by Agnès Wildenstein, Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Associate Programmer.
(UK audiences only)

  • Director(s): Simplice Ganou
  • Producer(s): Camille Plagnet
  • Country: France
  • Language: French
  • Premiere status: UK Premiere