Waiting for the (t)rain

Synopsis

Two times a week, a train passes a tiny, remote village in a desert in Burkina’s bush. Various food items and water bottles are thrown by passengers in transit. This would constitute the main source of income and the only source of water during the dry season for this village. Portraits follow the lives of some of its inhabitants, young and old. The older generation have known only a life servitude to France and the younger generation dream of distant horizons.
Genre: Family, Drama

Country: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso on TAFF