Azzel

Canada, 1979

Film
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Azzel is the name of one of the first schools for nomads opened by the Niger Department of National Education. The film describes the traditional nomadic lifestyle of the Tuareg and the changes brought about in the lives of the children attending the government-run boarding schools.

Credits

co-director

J.-P. Olivier Fougeres

Peter McCaw

Peter Hollander

producer

Guy L. Cote

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33639

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Children - Africa

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Niger

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nomads

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tuaregs - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Boarding schools

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Developing countries

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - Africa

Places → Africa

Places → Niger

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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