Youssef Chahine

11‘09‘’01 – September 11

From West Africa, Ouedraogo gives us a Whistle Down the Wind-like story of a group of teens who think they’ve spotted Bin Laden on the streets of Ouagadougo. Desperate for money, the $25 million reward seems too good to be true. This comic adventure brilliantly combines world events with the local economic crisis.
„The attacks of September 11 th were experienced live throughout the planet, as well as in Africa, where populations associated themselves to the worldwide surge of solidarity. But Africa is also waiting for the same surge of solidarity from other populations in order to fight the numerous curses the continent has to face.“ Idrissa Ouedraogo read more