Mémoire noire

  • Mémoire noire
Genre : Political
Type : Documentary
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2013
Format : Mid-length
Running time : 52 (in minutes)

In 1990, during the dictatorship of Ould Taya, some Mauritanian cities hosting military bases were turned into death camps for hundreds of military offi cers. Twenty years after these events and seven years after the dictator's fall, Mahamadou Sy, a survivor of these camps living in France since then, goes back to Mauritania. After a long fl ight from Paris to Nouakchott (Mauritania), Mahmadou Sy starts a long journey taking him to cities and concentration camps from La Guerra to Inal and Jereida and to the places where he was held prisoner.

Director: Ousmane Diagana

Mauritania / FRance, 2013, Doc, 52' / HD


  • 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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