1. 100Voices: Ali Idrissa


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    As the president of France prepared for a state visit to visit Niger in July, local police arrested 23 activists, including Ali Idrissa. The head of a transparency organization, Idrissa had called on supporters to greet President François Hollande wearing yellow scarves and tee-shirts, to protest France's extraction of uranium for nuclear energy while so many in Niger lack access to electricity. The yellow scarves are a symbol of yellowcake uranium, which fuels the plants "that makes the Metro run, that lights up the Eiffel Tower," Idrissa says, while 90 percent of Nigerians live without electricity.

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    • THE WOODCUTTERS - Or how to bring down a dictatorship.


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      THE WOODCUTTERS is a short documentary that tells the story of three men at the heart of the fight to bring down a tyrannical regime In Niger 2009, the country was on the brink. The President had dissolved the highest courts, torn up the constitution and imprisoned his opponents. But one group was fighting back...

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      • The prospect of a better future


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        Niger is one of the biggest victims of the resource curse. This West-African nation, supplies the French with Uranium, the Chinese with Petrol and the Canadians with Gold, yet it ranks second bottom of the UN's Human Development Index. Ali Idrissa a member of the Publish What You Pay coalition, has dedicated his life to campaigning for a fairer distribution of these natural resources. Every day is a battle, fighting corrupt politicians and multi-national companies to try and wrestle back his countries own wealth for the good of it's people. FINALIST OF THE EITI COMPETITION - MAY 2013

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        • zombie range.mov


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          Zombie Range from PWYP, 2012. Featuring Chance Sanders and William Echols. Filmed by Chance Sanders (GoPro) and Melissa Lavadour (Canon XF100). Edited by Melissa Lavadour from Spliced Frame Productions.

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          • Kapitan Korsakov - Piss where you please


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            Musicvideo for the song "Piss where you please" by Kapitan Korsakov. Concept by Pieter-paul Devos & Maximiliaan Dierickx. Directed, cinematography, edited and FX by Maximiliaan. 1st Assistant Director: Caroline De Maeyer With the incredible assistance of: Tim Jansen, Leander van het Groenewoud, Renate Raman, Edmond Cocquyt, Jonas Vandenbossche, Jimi Abidts (Visual Creations), Sylvia Covent. Weirdo: Igor Hugo Pandy Dead guy: Wim Coppers mxmln.be amorarte.be facebook.com/kapitankorsakovband myspace.com/kapitankorsakov twitter.com/kapitankorsakov youtube.com/kapitankorsakov

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