In Burkina Faso, desertification is stealing land and emigration is emptying the villages. The women remaining in Kamsé devote themselves to building dikes and replanting trees to fertilize the area. They resist, refuse to give up land to the desert, and hope for the return of those who have emigrated, while jihadism rises like a new threat.
Olivier Zuchuat (3)
In his strict and consistent composition, Swiss director Oliver Zuchuat lets the texts collide hard and speak for themselves. DOK LEIPZIG, Cornelia Klauss
An indispensable film, which elevates the art of documentary filmmaking to its highest level.
L’EXPRESS – L’IMPARTIAL
The film impresses with its precision and the rigor of its formal concerns. LE TEMPS
A rare film that without ever imposing an Occidental point of view, makes those who no one wants to listen to, heard. LE COURRIER