A Certain Morning / Un Certain Matin

Director: Fanta Regina Nacro
Country: Burkina Faso
Year: 1992
Running Time: 13 min
Language: Moré and French

A Certain Morning is a provocative look at cinematic illusions versus deadly realities. Riga is a farmer who lives peacefully with his wife and children on the Mossi plateau. When he hears a woman calling for help one day, his entire world is called into question. The first film by Fanta Nacro and the first fiction film by a Burkinabi woman, A Certain Morning was presented at the 1992 Carthage Film Festival.

About the Director

Fanta Régina Nacro

FantaReginaNacroBiography: Fanta Régina Nacroborn 4 September 1962, is a film director from Burkina Faso. She is best known for directing the films La Nuit de la Verité'(Night of Truth) (2004) and Un Certain Matin (1991), both of which attracted international attention. Nacro is also known for being the first woman from Burkina Faso to direct a feature film and is a founding member of the Guilde Africaine des Realisateurs et Producteurs (The African Guild of Directors and Producers).

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs: 
A Certain Morning / Un Certain Matin (1993).

A Certain Morning / Un Certain Matin (1991).