Indolent young people, most of whom are unsuccessful candidates for exile, are adding up to the ranks of gangs that spread violence in Zinder, Niger. Sinia Boy, Bawo and Ramsess are the characters who take me into this universe at the heart of trafficking. I capture on a daily basis their logic of survival and their attempt to get out of illegality.


A graduate of Sociology and passionate about the motion picture, Aicha MACKY attended the Niamey-based FAFD (African Forum for Documentary Film) to become a documentary filmmaker. She began her career as a filmmaker with “Moi et ma maigreur in 2011. She obtained a Master I in Audio-visual and Creative Documentary and later on a Master II in Creative documentary filmmaking in 2013 with her graduation film “Savoir faire le lit”. “L’Arbre sans fruit” is her debut feature documentary.