2017 Edition's Sani Elhadj Magori

Sani Elhadj Magori

Sani Elhadj Magori

  • Section :Short Films
  • Film Director


    Born 1971 in Galmi, he got his degree in Algeria as a Saharan Agronomy Engineer. Magori who worked as a journalist for various French and Nigerian publications went to complete a Master in creative documentaries creation at Gaston Berger University in Senegal. His documentary FOR THE BETTER AND FOR THE ONION received Jean Rouch Award at the African Documentary Film Forum in Niamey (2008) in addition to dozens of international awards. His documentary THE CRY OF THE TURTLE DOVE also won awards at FESPACO 2011 and LAFF 2012. Magori is currently teaching filmmaking at the School of Journalism and Film in Niamey.

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