by Luc Perez - 15 minutes
Like thousands of people who, every day, leave their native lands, Abdu, a young musician from Mali, has decided to go to Europe.


Zahra’s mother tongue

by Fatima Sissani - 93 minutes
The Kabyls exist primarily through speech. Each gesture, each instant of their daily life flows into a verse, a metaphor, a proverb…After all, in the mountainous fortress that they’re patrons of, oratory prowess is the most prevalent activity. (...)



Rebels the 9th Art

by Nicoletta Fagiolo - 52 minutes
A rising generation of African editorial cartoonists is addressing corruption, violence and the difficulties of daily life What are their styles? Who are their heroes? What is the “African angle” they portray? How do they see the west? What (...)

Zanzibar Musical Club

by Philippe Gasnier , Patrice Nezan - 90 & 52 minutes
At sunset in the streets of the ancient old town, the musical clubs of Zanzibar buzz with the joyful sounds of Taarab, the music of Zanzibar, whose style reflects two millennia of cultural exchange and the island’s place at the crossroads of the spice route.


The Lady of Osogbo

by Pierre Guicheney - 77 minutes
In the month of November 2005, UNESCO registered the sacred forest of Osun Osogbo in Nigeria as a World Heritage Site. This recognition endowed by the highest cultural authorities in the world, to a site cherished by the Yoruba tradition is the (...)


Manu Dibango / Sax & Spirituals

by Luc Riolon - 70 minutes
At 64, Manu Dibango is today an accomplished jazz musician and is recognised all over the world. Midway between jazz and gospel, here is a concert by this impassioned musician.