Pêcheurs de nuit (Night Fishermen) series taken on Lake Chad
I was fascinated by photography from a very early age. As a child, I was struck by the mystery behind the reproduction of images. My friends from my neighbourhood and I used to go to the “Normandie”, “Vog” or “Rio” cinemas to collect the worn-out and … Continue Reading ››
Un Homme Sans l'Occident 2002, 'A man without the West'
, is a french film directed by Raymond Depardon
. Depardon is renowned for his photography and film making in the Sahara. The film depicts the life of nomads in the sahara, focusing on their relationships with each other, the sand and animals. Visually inspiring … Continue Reading ››
“This view of the world, from this country where there aren't film-makers, is very important... I make films in solidarity, and because I feel a responsibility to not leave this country invisible
- Mahamat Saleh Haroun
Interview with Chadian director of A Screaming Man
The Sahel desert covers a large portion of northern Africa spreading from the Northern part of Senegal all the way to Eritrea. This photo essay was created by photographer Pascal Maitre and writer Paul Salopek for the National Geographic.
For more about the Sahel, check out the full essay here
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