Hairstyle in Mali (Africa) is a visual explosion of fantasy, creativity and skilled craft and is firmly rooted in African tradition and culture. We will tell the story of hair culture in Africa with the help of four people: Adjaratou belongs to the young generation and is dreaming of winning a beauty contest and eventually becomes Miss Yayorouba. Rose is a house maid and sometimes she works as a model for Malick Sidibe a world famous photographer. We will visit the barber shop of Keltoum Sennhauser and we will witness the secret marriage of Madina a tuareg women in algeria.These stories focus on hair styling and the significance it has for the personal lives of the people we are going to portray.
Cast and Crew
Director Désirée von Trotha, Michael Wolff (fact+film)
Director of Photography Britta Mangold, Désirée von Trotha