From Abdijan, Ivory Coast.
Born in 1986 in Abdijan, Ivory Coast, Souleymane Bamba aka Lonesome Solo grew up in the poor suburbs of the Ivorian capital. He describes himself as a child from the “ghetto”. A real movie fan, he took correspondence courses and began making movies with friends. He also worked as an assistant director. Burn it up Djassa is his first feature film.