A short film written and directed by Eric RIVOT
09‘34 – 2015 – France / Mali

  • Synopsis
    Bintou, 8 years old, lives in a popular quarter in Bamako, Mali. She decides to clean up her street after the service of an international NGO working on environment in its school…
  • Biofilmography
    Eric Rivot, 37 y.o, studied in ENS Louis Lumière, cinéma high school in Paris, France.
    He directed Drogba est mort (Drogba is dead) in 2011, broadcasted by ARTE, selected
    in Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival and FESPACO in 2011 and prized in Barcelona in 2012.
    Eric Rivot lives in Bamako and is currently working in West Africa.


*Special mention at 31st Vues d’Afrique Festival, Montreal, Canada 2015
*Finalist Award for children, 6th Festival of Short Films Le Temps Presse, Paris, France 2017


14th Film Festival For Environment, Saint Casimir, Quebec, Canada
6th Festival of Short Films Le Temps Presse, Paris, France


25th Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Sydney, Australia
6th International Festival of Cinéma Numérique, Cotonou, Benin


44th Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal, Canada
33rd Carrousel International Film of Rimouski, Canada
34th Festival of African Cinema of Verona, Italia
28th Film Festival of Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France
43rd Festival of Nations, Lenzing, Austria
13th Festival of Film court, l’Isle Adam, France
14th Festival Images and Vie, Dakar, Senegal
7th Festival of Cinéma des Foyers, Paris, France
2nd Festival La Garenne Tout court, La Garenne-Colombes, France
31rd Festival Vues d’Afrique, Montreal, Canada


Original title : Action Afrique Verte
Genre : fiction / Duration : 9’34
Screening Format : HD – 16/9 – color – stereo / DCP – Bluray – HD files
Dialogues : Bambara and French
Subtitles : French and English

Scenario and cinematography : Eric Rivot
Original Soundtrack : Salimata Sima & Eric Rivot
Director Assistant : Alou Konaté
Sound : Idrissa Joseph
Electricity : Harouna Dante
Editing and color correction : Eric Rivot
Subtitling : Amalia Carrieri
Associated Production : Alexandre Martinez
Production : Julien Fiorentino

Action for Green Africa is referred in the catalogue of Agence du Court Métrage and Unifrance Films.

A film coproduced by Termites Films (Mali) and L’Échangeur (France)