The Puppets Cemetery

The puppets cemetery

Short doc 15′ | Burkina Faso 2014

After dedicating the whole of his life to puppets, Désiré has had to abandon them for a while. However his friend Fabe, among her various jobs has decided to create her own puppet performance to teach children how important it is to attend school. A cemetery of puppets in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is the starting point of this story full of dreams and aims.

DIRECTION | CINEMATOGRAPHY Elena Molina
EDITION Elena Molina | Aurora Sulli
PRODUCTION Marionetes Nomades | Elena Molina
MUSIC Wanakanda
SOUND Raquel Batet | Begoña Ruíz
COLOR CORRECTION Erik Eliason
STARRING Fabe Ouatara Seydou | Desiré Yameogo

«Better spanish short directed by women» 2014 Cortos en Femenino 2014. Trama
Best Film in SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY Siracusa Internacional Film Festival 2016
Best Short Documentary Film Womens&Films Festival Valencia 2014
35th FIFA Festival International du Film sur l’Art, 2017 Montreal, Canada
9th International WAMMFest Women And Minorities in Media, EEUU 2016
Official Selection Women on film Spain, Madrid 2016
Visionaria International Short Film Festival 2015, Siena , Italy
6th China InternationalNew Media Short Film Festival, Shenzhen, China 2015
Ethnocineteca; Ethnographic and Documentary Filmfest Vienna 2015
Antropofest, International Documentary Film Festival, Praga 2015
Femcine, Santiago de Chile 2014
Zimbawe Women Film Festival 2014
Festival Internacional de cortos de Uruguay 2014
Festival de Cine Invisible y Derechos Humanos Bilbao 2014
Ponferrada International Film Festival 2014
Muestra de cIne Realizado por Mujeres de Huesca 2014
Mostra Internacional de Films de Dones, Barcelona 2014

EXPOSITIONS
“Windows of the world” CaixaForum, Barcelona 2017
Festival Ròmbic Titelles Per adults, Barcelona 2016
FIGURES DEL DESDOBLAMENT  Titelles, Màquines i Fils
Festival IFF Arts Santa Monica , 2016

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