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A Visit with the Woodabes

A Short film by Marie-Laure de Decker

Produced by Les films du Worso

Production year : 2005


    The Woodabes, the Fula of Southern Tchad, are among the last nomadic peoples of Africa. Throughout the year, they herd their cattle in search of pasture, only ever staying three days in the same place. Around July, they all come together to sell their cattle and the Worso, the great assembly of the Woodabe, takes place. During this special ceremony, each man of a marrying age presents himself in party dress and makeup before the women. It is the women who then choose their husbands.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les films du Worso

    Co-production :

    M 141

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Sylvie Pialat

    Screenwriter :

    Marie-Laure de Decker

    Director of Photography :

    Antoine Rosset

    Sound Recordist :

    Pablo Saavedra

    Co-producer :

    Thibault Carterot

    Editor :

    Martine Giordano

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Fairy tale

    Themes :

    Ethnography, Traditions

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    52 min

    Production formats :

    Mini DV

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