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The Great Green Wall

The Wall To Unite

A "wall" of 8,000 kilometres in length, which runs through eleven African states, is to be built as a protective barrier against drought, the spread of the desert and the consequences of climate change. Filmmaker Jared P. Scott travels with the main character Inna Modja along this wall and shows that this ambitious project does not divide but rather connects.

Director(s): Jared P. Scott
Script: Jared P. Scott, Alexander Asen, Charly Feldman, Sarah MacDonald, Pilar Rico
Production: MAKE Waves
Music: Charlie Mole, Inna Modja
Actors: Inna Modja
 
Year: 2019
Duration: 92 min
Our age recommendation: 12
Language (audio): French, English
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Shooting Locations: United States, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mali, Senegal
 
Screening rights: Weltkino Filmverleih GmbH (Germany) | Wazabi Films ()

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Main topic(s): Climate
Secondary topics: africa population climate art migration politics activism
Mentions: sahel wall Thomas Sankara desertification reforestation Boko Haram drought famine migration music genital mutilation birth rate poverty travel UN
Topic Page(s): Climate

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