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XARASSI XANNE – Crossing Voices

Documentary by Raphaël Grisey & Bouba Touré, 123 min., France/ Germany 2022

Based on rare archives, the exemplary adventure of Somankidi Coura – an agricultural cooperative founded in Mali in 1977 by West African immigrant workers living in workers’ accommodation in France – sheds light on the violence of colonial agriculture and the ecological challenges in Africa today.


Two awards at the Cinéma du réel film festival, Paris/France, March 2022

Institut Français – Louis Marcorelles Award

Ciné + Young Jury Award

Written & directed:
Raphaël Grisey & Bouba Touré
Production / Coproduction
spectre productions / weltfilm

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