MADE IN GOUGOU

FI BILED EL GOUGOU

By Latifa DOGHRI

MACHMOUM PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2013

trances of a family of black musicians in an island in southern Tunisia

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • TUNISIA
    • Languages
    • ARABIC, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 72 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Latifa DOGHRI
    • Writer(s)
    • Latifa DOGHRI
    • Producer(s)
    • Salem TRABELSI (MACHMOUM), Sofiene DOGHRI (MACHMOUM), Latifa DOGHRI (MACHMOUM)
    • Synopsis
    • On the island of Djerba, in the Tunisian South, an old black woman is
      locked up in a house. Few people are allowed to see her.Some people
      talk about madness …some talk about a serious disease … some others
      talk about an excess of fury. This woman is called Elloulou .she is
      also called "ezzaïma" (the leader). She is a pioneer of black music
      on the island. An attractive character who faced all the forbidden
      rules of a slave society . It is the
      story of Elloulou through her children and grand children who
      continue to perpetrate this thousand-year-old art but by giving it the
      aspect of a flourishing business
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