Almost nothing is better than nothing at all

Almost nothing is better than nothing at all (2007)
≤ 52' Documentaire - 26' - En distribution

Written and directed by Justine Bitagoye & Gaudiose Nininahazwe

The dump of Butere, Bujumbura, Burundi.
One day in the life of a young boy who survives, like most people in the village, because of the dump. He grew there, he found his food there and today he collects the objects of its trade. This film recalls with tenderness the difficult and humble life of the inhabitants of a dump.



Directed by Justine Bitagoye
Directed by Gaudiose Nininahazwe
Assisted by Aurelien Bodinaux
Assisted by Jean-Christophe Zelis
Director of Photography Anatole Habonimana
Sound Engineer Adrien Ndikumana
Perchman Come Nduwarugira
Script Gloriose Mbazumutima
Assistant Director Apollinaire Niyongabo
Assistant Director Gloriose Mbazumutima
Editing Françoise Nzohabonayo
Editing Cédric Nkurunziza
Assisted by Alain Draye
Location Manager Marius Nimubona
Production Manager Alphonse Ndayikengurukiye
Produced by Aurelien Bodinaux
Producer Jean-Christophe Zelis
Production Neon Rouge

In collaboration with
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Radio Télévision Nationale du Burundi

Distributed by
Neon Rouge Production

Technical Details: 

Genre Documentary – colors                                                                                                                                                                                                              Language : Language French
Subtitles English
Format 16/9
Sound Stereo
Shot on DV Cam
Available on DV Cam – dvd


Photos from the film:

Monte Carlo Television Festival - Mention spéciale (Monte Carlo 2008)
Leuven Afrika Film Festival - non competitive (Leuven 2007)

Afrique Taille XL - non competitive (Brussels 2007)
FESPACO - Mention spéciale (Ouagadougou 2007)