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Leila

  • Topic : children's rights
  • Category : International
  • Director : 16 children in Burkina Faso
  • Co-ordinated & directed by : Louise-Marie Colon
  • Script : 16 children in Burkina Faso
  • Technique : Cut-out
  • Editor : Louise-Marie Colon
  • Length : 4 minutes
  • Version : French with English subtitles
  • Synopsis
  • Award(s)
  • Festivals

Synopsis

Leila lives in a village with her seven brothers and her parents who are poor farmers. Leila’s family has anything left to eat and, at the market, millet is very expensive. Her father decides to exchange Leila for one bag of millet…

Award(s)

  • Meilleur film 6-12 ans au Festival Caméras aux Jeunes 2008 (Belgium)
  • Mention spéciale du Jury au FICAM – Festival International de Cinéma d’Animation de Meknes (Morocco)
  • Mention honorable du Jury at Up and Coming 2007 (Germany)
  • Prix du jury enfants au festival Cinéfleuve 2007 – Compétition Jeunes (Luxembourg)

Festivals

  • EUREKA ! Tainan International Children’s Film Festival 2013 (Taiwan)
  • Festival Cinéma d’Alès 2012 (France)
  • Annecy Off 2011 (France)
  • Montreal International Black Film Festival 2010 (Canada, Québec)
  • 1001 Images in le 18e 2010 (France)
  • Contes d’Afrique 2010 (France)
  • Vues d’Afriques 2010 (Canada, Québec)
  • TICFF – Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival 2010 (Taiwan)
  • RedCat 2010 (USA)
  • FilmVideo 2009 International short film festival of Montecatini (Italy)
  • Cinéma le Festival – P’tite Compet 2009 (France)
  • African Movies Academy Award 2009 – AMAA (Nigeria)
  • International short film festival Detmold 2009 (Germany)
  • Human Right Watch Film Festival - Youth producing change 2009 (USA)
  • Festival Récréacourt 2009 (France)
  • Fespaco 2009 (Burkina Faso)
  • Festival du film francophone d’Athènes 2009 (Greece)
  • Festival international du court métrage de Lille 2008 (France)
  • Animadrid 2008 (Spain)
  • Cinekid 2008 (The Netherlands)
  • Rencontres Ateliers d’images / Images d’ateliers 2008 (France)
  • Afrique Taille XL 2008 (Belgium)
  • International animated film festival ReAnimacja 2008 (Poland)
  • Videotivoli Children’s and Youth Film Festival 2008 (Finland)
  • Ciné-Junior Festival international de cinéma Jeunes public en Val-de-Marne2008 (France)
  • Festival du Film Court Francophone de Vaulx-en-Velin 2008 (France)
  • Festival Plein Sud 2008 (France)
  • Little Big Shots 2008 (Australia)
  • Festival d’Annecy 2008 (France)
  • Festival du film d’animation pour la jeunesse de Bourg en Bresse (France)
  • Anima Mundi 2008 (Brazil)
  • Divercine 2008, International film festival for children and young people (Uruguay)
  • Film festival Zlin 2008 (Czech Republic)
  • International short film festival Oberhausen 2008 (Germany)
  • Animabasauri 2008 (Spain)
  • Jeugen medien festival 2008 (Germany)
  • Mon premier festival 2008 (France)
  • International film festival Ciné-Jeune 2008 (France)
  • Hamptons international film festival Youth media program 2008 (USA)
  • Balkanima 2008 (Serbia)
  • Berlin International Short Film Festival for Children and Youth 2008 (Germany)
  • Kinofest 2008 (Romania)
  • Camera Zizanio 2008 (Greece)
  • Anilogue International Animation Festival 2008 (Hungary)
  • Istanbul animation and visual effect short film competition 2008 (Turquey)
  • Festival Cinemaligre 2007 (France)
  • Festival International du Film d’Amiens 2007 (France)
  • FCAN 2007  (Belgium)
  • Les Petites Vues 2007 (France)
  • Traces de Vies 2007 (France)