After obtaining their Secondary School diplomas, some young people plan to continue their education but are not sure which area to choose.
Firmly feminist in outlook and culture-changing in its aspirations, “Delwende” combines aspects of Greek tragedy with a critical eye toward the misuse of tradition in contempo Africa. Helmer S. Pierre Yameogo uses shelters for women accused of witchcraft to highlight the injustices of a society whose manipulation of superstition has tragic consequences for powerless women… Pic is a fine example of issue-based African cinema. VARIETY
Drawing inspiration from his own experiences, Paris-trained, Burkina Faso-born writer-director S. Pierre Yameogo explores the complexities of cultural differences with an appealingly light touch. This comedy about an odd interracial friendship offers many pleasures that should connect with audiences in African film forums and on multicultural TV. VARIETY
Awarded at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival under the category “Un Certain Regard”.