Zomo and His Brothers

Zomo et ses frères

Zomo a jeho bratři

Photography: Jean Rouch
Editing: Jean Rouch
Sound: Jean Rouch
Actors, social actors: Zomo Zika
Color: Colour
Language: French

This portrait of Zomo, the second child of Damouré Zika, takes us on a visit to the Niamey Zoo, where he works. But the film is mainly an anthropological study about work and leisure time, and we learn about the local folk music, through which we hear about the life of young people in Niger, including their worries and their private lives.

“When you use the mechanical eye (the camera) and the electronic ear (the tape recorder), then you automatically become someone else. I am no longer Rouch, and I do things that I would not do otherwise. It is a kind of ritual.” J. Rouch

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CENTRE NATIONAL DU CINÉMA ET DE L`IMAGE ANIMÉE / Caroline Patte / 7 bis rue Alexandre Turpault / 78390 / Bois d'Arcy / France /  caroline.patte@cnc.fr / www.cnc.fr
Festival edition: 2017
Sections: Translucent Being: Jean Rouch
Premiere Type: Czech Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
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