• Tramadol
Genre : Social
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2022
Format : Short
Running time : 30 (in minutes)

A motorcycle makes its way across Niger. On board, Moussa, a young Tuareg, hides in his vehicle about fifty tablets of tramadol, one of the most popular drugs in West Africa. Following Moussa, we go to meet the dealers and users of this opioid.

Script: Adoum Moussa and Morgane Wirtz
Image : Adoum Moussa and Morgane Wirtz
Editing: Maureen Vanden Berghe
Director: Adoum Moussa and Morgane Wirtz
Production company : PSF

A film by Adoum Moussa and Morgane Wirtz selected for the JCC 2022 in official competition in the documentary short film section.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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