Country: Niger
Year: 1962
Duration: 30'

Two young people meet in a Djerma village and we follow the preparations for their wedding. Halfway between an ethnological documentary and fiction, Aouré was Niger's first film. Its director, Mustapha Alassane, was encouraged to make the film by Jean Rouch, with whom he had worked as actor and assistant on productions of the Centre Franco-Nigérien of Niamey.


film director

Mustapha Alassane


& Credits

Director and screenplay: Mustapha Alassane,
Director of photography: Mustapha Alassane.
Cast: Soumana, Zenabou.
Production company: Ifan e Ministère de la Coopération Français.