Martchandé or queen of the celebration

Duration: 
25 min
Country: 
Niger
Year: 
2013
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Director: 
Ramatou Doulla Harouna

 

Safi welcomes her co-wife today, because her husband Boubacar takes a second wife. On this occasion, Safi organizes her “martchandé”, celebration of “elder” wives to assert themselves in the midst of their sisters and friends. This film tells about this special day, about the challenge of Safi’s friends to the new wife not yet arrived in the home.

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