By :
Sidbewênde Bernard YAMEOGO
Burkina faso, 2010
25 min
Dive into the oral African tradition through this first episode inspired the Moaga (Burkina Faso) tales.
A young & beautiful woman attracts all eyes of men in the village but particularly those of the village’s chief. Unfortunately because of her infertility she’s unhappy. One day she invokes God, begging Him to give her a child in order to end her sufferings and the mocking of the villagers. Her prayer is finally answered and she gives birth to a little boy called by her husband “the child finger”. Soon enough the village’s chief will find out that the boy is special ...​