For The Best and For The Onion

Director: Elhadj Magori Sani
Country: Niger
Year: 2008
Running Time: 52 min
Language: Hausa

The Galmi purple, the onion from Niger, pervades West African markets with 400,000 tons a year. Salamatou has been waiting to wed for two years, however her dowry depends on her father’s production of Galmi purple!

About the Director

Sani Elhadj Magori

Biography: Sani Elhadj Magori was born in Niger in 1971. After graduating from high school in Agronomy Engineering in Algeria, he worked as a journalist for various French magazines and newspapers in Niger. In 2008 he completed a Master’s in Creative Documentary at the University Gaston Berger of Saint Louis (Senegal), before actively starting film making.

(Source: http://www.africafilms.tv/en/personnes/493?PHPSESSID=rlmlk1vpj4tvfe72k93jusd7s2)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
For the Best and for the Onion! [Pour le meilleur et pour l’oignon!] (2010);

Filmography:
Pa Diadji (2008);
For the Best and for the Onion! [Pour le meilleur et pour l’oignon!] (2008);
Notre pain capital (2009);
Koukan Kourcia [Le Cri de la tourterelle] (2011).