Zinder

  • Aicha Macky
  • Niger, France, Germany
  • 2021
  • 84 min
  • Dutch Premiere
  • Best of Fests
In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district, a culture of gang violence reigns. A group of youths is trying to break free from this violence, some are trying to start a family and make a life for themselves rather than end up in prison. Aicha Macky, who comes from Zinder, films their daily lives divided between their gangs and their families. We discover how they skilfully cope with life’s challenges and witness their desire to break free from the cycle of violence which has built their identities.

Credits

Director
Aicha Macky
Production
Clara Vuillermoz for Point du Jour - Les films du Balibari, Ousmane Samassekou for Tabous production, Erik Winker for Corso Film
Involved TV Channel
Arte France, Al Jazeera Documentary Chanel

Contact

World Sales
Grégory Bétend / Andana Films
Festival Handling
Grégory Bétend / Andana Films

More information

Available versions
82 and 52
Spoken languages
Hausa

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IDFA history

2021
Dutch Premiere
Best of Fests
2021
Supported with €30000 for Europe: Distribution for International Co-production

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