"Tchoua-tchoua", survival strategy.

"Tchoua-tchoua"= transaction, in Hausa language; to fend yourself. Portrait of Ali Moulla Koufaïni in his activities at the dry fish market, as head of the family and as youth leader in the locality of Blangoua, on Lake Chad. Metaphor for the resilience of young people to the security crisis caused by Boko Haram.

  • Project Title (Original Language):
    "Tchoua-tchoua", stratégie de survie
  • Project Type:
    Student
  • Runtime:
    24 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 12, 2018
  • Country of Origin:
    Cameroon
  • Country of Filming:
    Cameroon
  • Language:
    French
  • Shooting Format:
    25i/s
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The University of Maroua
  • Festival International Sahelien du film
    MAROUA
    Cameroon
    October 10, 2019
  • Semaine du Cameroun à l'université Polytechnique Haut-de-France
    Valencienne
    France
    October 9, 2019
  • IX Moscow International Forum of Visual Anthropology
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
    April 28, 2021
    International Premiere
    1st Price
  • KIEFF
    Seoul
    Korea, Republic of
    December 25, 2020
    Student Selection
Director Biography

Robi Layio is a Youth and Action Consellor graduated at the National Institute of Youth and Sports of Cameroon, and a PhD candidate in Visual Anthropology at the University of Maroua. In his works, he is interested in border culture and young people in cross-border dynamics, the citizenships, trans-citizenships and the resilience of young people to the security crisis in the Lake Chad micro-region.

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