22-30 June 2009. Photographs of Africa by the late French filmmaker and anthropologist Jean Rouch (1917-2004) draw attention to a lesser-known aspect of his work.
Rouche began his career in Africa in 1941 after being sent to Niger as a civil engineer. There he became interested in the local indigenous Zarma and Songhai cultures and began to film the local people and their rituals. He is considered one of the founders of the cin