Zinder (2021)

  • Documentary, Africa, Human interest
  • 1h 25m

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.

Director

Aicha Macky

Writer

Aicha Macky

Producer

Clara Vuillermoz

Language

Afrikaans

Country

Niger