Shooting with Mursi

Director: Olisarali Olibui and Ben Young
Country: Ethiopia
Year: 2009
Running Time: 57 min
Language: English

This unique film tells the story of one of Africa’s most isolated tribes the Mursi; an Ethiopian pastoral tribe through the eyes of one its members Olisarali Olibui, who carries in one hand a Kalashnikov and in the other, a camera. The Mursi are surrounded by potential threats and Olisari provides a compelling insight into everyday life of a people whose culture, in his words, faces extinction.

*Co-presented with Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival