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This short documentary looks at Azzel, one of the Niger Department of National Education’s first schools for nomads. The film describes the traditional nomadic lifestyle of the Tuareg and the changes brought about by these government-run boarding schools.

  • director
    Guy L. Coté
  • producer
    Peter Hollander
    Peter McCaw
    J.-P. Olivier Fougères
  • commentary
    Marthe Blackburn
  • photography
    Roger Rochat
  • sound
    Yves Gendron
  • sound editing
    Gilles Quintal
    Alain Sauvé
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • narrator
    Ousseynou Diop



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