A short documentary film directed by Julien Fiorentino & Stanislas Duhau
19‘ – 2013 – France / Mauritania

  • Synopsis
    Mauritania, Nouakchott Kilometric Point 0 : a group of young Mauritanians runs the city to meet Nouakchott’s people. They want to know how their activities impact on the ecological background of the young mauritanian capital. Despite the daily hard living conditions, everyone is looking for economic and ecological solutions to solve the problems of communities.


    *Sustainable development OIF Award, International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF), 30th Festival Vues d’Afrique, Montreal, Canada 2014
    *Special Mention, Festival Detour on the Road, Cinéma Detour, Rome, Italia 2014
    *Best short documentary Award, 64th Montecatini International Short Film Festival, Italia 2013
    *Ligue de l’Enseignement Award, 22nd Festival Traces de vie, Clermont-Ferrand, France 2013
    *CUMSE Award, 22nd Festival di Cinema Africano, Asia e America latina, Milan, Italia 2013

    *Multibroadcasted by Reflets sud, RTBF and TV5 Monde 2013 / 2014
    *Non commercial DVD Edition, COE, Milano, Italia 2012
    *International promotion support, Unifrance Films 2014


*17th Festival of film francophone « Un poing c’est court », France 2017
*1st Budapest Water Summit, Hungary 2016
*2nd Gödöllö Nature Film Festival, Gödöllö, Hungary 2016
*7th Skepto International Film Festival, Cagliari, Italia 2016
*13th Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, Austria 2015
*2nd Festival Africlap, Toulouse, France 2015
*43rd Festival of Nations, Lenzing, Austria 2015
*30th Festival Vues d’Afrique, Montreal, Canada 2014
*2nd Festival Detour On the Road, Roma, Italia 2014
*7th Festival AfryKamera, Warsaw, Poland 2013
*64th Festival FilmVideo, Montecatini, Italia 2013
*1st Nouakshorts Films (ex-SENAF), Nouakchott, Mauritania 2013
*22nd Festival Traces de vie, Clermont-Ferrand, France 2013
*12th Festival Images and vie, Dakar, Senegal 2013
*22nd Festival di Cinema Africano, Asia e America latina, Milan, Italie 2013


Genre : Short documentary film
Duration : 18’43
Shooting Format : HD 16/9 color – stereo 2.0
Screening Format : HD 16/9 color – stereo / DCP / HD / Blu-Ray / Béta SP / Béta Digital (PAD)
Subtitles : French, English, Italian, Polish
Cinematography : Julien Fiorentino and Stanislas Duhau with Africa Dynamo Workshop
Original Soundtrack : Bakhan (Cheikh Bakhan, Mauritania)
Visa : 137 758 – october 2013

Nouakchott P.K. 0 is referred in the catalogue of Agence du Court Métrage and Unifrance Films

A short documentary film produced by L’Echangeur

in collaboration with la Maison des Cinéastes (Mauritania)

with the support of Conseil Régional d’Île-de-France, of Mairie de Paris,
of Ministère de la Jeunesse et des Sports and of Fondation Terra Symbiosis