Born in 1978, Chloé Aïcha Boro is a Franco-Burkinabé writer and filmmaker. After studying modern literature, she began a career as a journalist in the written press. She worked in particular with Burkinabé magazines and newspapers. Then she gradually became interested in the audiovisual projects, making short films and working as an assistant director. She is the author of the documentaries Farafin ko (2014), France – Au revoir, le nouveau commerce triangulaire (2016). Her film Le Loup d’or de Balolé was awarded the Etalon d’or for best documentary at Fespaco 2019.
The Golden Wolf of Balolé
In the heart of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, several thousand men, women and children work hard in a granite quarry. This provides them with a meagre income that enables them to survive on a daily basis. With her documentary, Chloé Aïcha Boro offers an insight into the life of these modern slaves, exploited [...]