Competition - Grand ReportageFilms in VOD

Above water

By Aïssa Maïga

The village of Tatiste, in northern Niger, is falling victim to global warming: the drought is raging. Every day, 14-year-old Houlaye and her friends walk a great distance to fetch water, which prevents them from attending school. The lack of water also forces the adults to leave in search of resources. However, the region's subsoil hides a gigantic lake: its inhabitants are literally walking on water, and all it would take to improve their lives is a borehole. The village rallies...

  • Section Competition - Grand Reportage & Films in VOD
  • Original language(s) French
  • Subtitle(s) English

AfricaEnvironmentYouth


Director(s)
Aïssa Maïga

World sales

  • ORANGE STUDIO

Distributor

  • Jeanne Loriotti

Production

  • BONNE PIOCHE
  • echo studio

Cinematographer

  • Rousslan Dion

Music

  • Uèle Lamore

Sound

  • Matthieu Mangematin

Editor

  • Isabelle Devinck, Linda Attab Apenouvon
Duration
90'
Year
2021
Production country
France & Niger
Status
Swiss Premiere
Wednesday 9 March

14:00

Espace Pitoëff - Théâtre

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening

Watch the film online

Accessible on demand from 12 to 20 March 2022
(subject to availability)

Saturday 12 March

20:00

Espace Pitoëff - Grande salle

sold out - in case of cancellation, tickets will be put back on sale before the screening

Closing night - Followed by an interview with Aïssa Maïga.