Director, producer & distributor (Mali)
Co-founder and MobiCINE

Salif Traoré was born in 1954 in San, Mali. He studied at the National Institute of Arts (INA) in Bamako, and then at Institut Africain d'Etudes Cinématographiques (INAFEC) in Burkina Faso. Author of several short films including: ''Sigida'', ''Kokadje'', ''La danse du singe'' ... In 2007, he produced his first feature film ''Faro, la reine des eaux". He works with famous African filmmakers as Souleymane Cisse, Abderrahmane Sissako and Cheick Omar Sissoko. To fulfill his passion, he created his own production company, SARAMA Films.


  • Duel à Dafa, 2008

  • Faro, la Reine des Eaux, 2007

  • Sida Lakari, 2001

  • La Danse du singe, 1998

  • Sigida l'environnement, 1994

  • L'Arche de Léon (projet en développement)