African filmmaker, Ouedraogo is dead

One of the towering figure in African cinema, a Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, is dead. He died on Sunday at 5:30 am (0530 GMT) at age 64 of an unspecified “illness” in a hospital in the capital Ouagadougou, the union of filmmakers said. Ouedraogo produced or directed some 40 films from the 1980s to the […]