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by Theresa Traoré Dahlberg


A group of young women from Ouagadougou study at a girl school to become auto mechanics. The classmates become their port of safety, joy and sisterhood, all while they are going through the life changing transition into becoming adults in a country boiling with political changes.

international title: Ouaga Girls
original title: Ouaga Girls
country: Sweden, Burkina Faso, France, Qatar
year: 2017
genre: documentary
directed by: Theresa Traoré Dahlberg
film run: 82'
release date: SE 28/01/2017
cinematography by: Iga Mikler
film editing: Margareta Lagerqvist, Alexandra Strauss
producer: David Herdies
co-producer: Estelle Robin, Seydou Richard Traoré
production: Momento Film, Les films du Balibari, Film i Väst, Seydoni Burkina (BF)
backing: The Swedish Film Institute/Antonio Russo Merenda & Cecilia Lidin, Nordisk Film & TV Fund, Doha Film Institute, Aide aux cinémas du monde – Centre National du cinéma et de l’image animée & French Institute, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Reaktor Sydost & Filmbasen, Creative Europe programme of the European Union.
distributor: Folkets Bio
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