© Courtesy Les Films du balibari
Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2016
Format : Feature

Married with no kids, the director Aicha and her husband are facing a non-standard situation in their society. But in Niger as everywhere else in the world, there are infertility problems. Relying on her personnal experience, Aicha Macki explores with sensitivity this taboo, questions women's status within nigerian society and in a wider perspective feminity and motherhood issues.

A film by Aicha Macky

Niger, 2016, Documentary, 52 mins

Produced by Clara Vuillermoz & Sani Magori

The Fruitless Tree - Trailer from Les films du balibari on Vimeo.

Written and directed by Aicha Macky
Editing: Aurélie Jourdan
Cinematography: Julien Bossé
Sound: Corneille Houssou
Music: Dominique Peter
Mixing: Aymeric Eustache
Grading: Bertrand Latouche

Year of production: 2016
Duration: 52 min

Les films du balibari (France)
Maggia Images (Niger)

In coproduction with Lyon Capitale TV (France)

with the support of
Région des Pays de la Loire,
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie,
Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée.

This film is part of "Lumières du monde" collection (Africadoc).

Broadcast: Lyon Capitale TV (France)


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Watch video

The Fruitless Tree - Official Trailer

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L'Arbre sans fruit - Bande-annonce


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