Poster of a man pointing over a dry riverbed serves as a link to the O Roots film page

Ô Roots!

Synopsis

When the Moroccan government inaugurated the El Mansour Eddhabi dam on the Drâa in 1972, downstream from Ouarzazate, there was every hope. But that was to forget the nomads, who, at the bottom of the valley, in the Sahara, lived to the rhythm of the river. The nomadic people, confronted with an increasingly precarious reality, offer us a word of life which gradually becomes a source of reflection … because beyond this particular case, an essential issue: water management.

The Filmmakers

WENDIGO FILMS presents the documentary "Ô ROOTS!" directed by CECILE COURAUD image by THOMAS KOTLAREK son FRED AUZIAS montage CATHERINE BIRUKOFF and CECILE COURAUD