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Details Title: Magic Radio Director: Luc Peter and Stéphanie Barbey Year: 2007 Country: Switzerland, France and Niger Runtime: 83' Language: French and Hausa Subtitles: English ☀ Synopsis In Niger, where more than 80% of the population is illiterate, radio is the main means of mass communication. Simple yet reliable, the radio is everywhere, in the streets, homes and the bush. It entertains, educates, informs and helps provide a check on power. Today, through the radio waves, the citizens of Niger seize the microphone and taste democracy. It's an FM revolution. Film festival selections Visions du Reel Film Festival Nyon FilmFest Hamburg International Amiens Film Festival international Istanbuil International 1001 Documentary Film Festival ☀ This film is part of YardVibes, a streaming platform for content from independent African and Caribbean makers. The platform offers many titles for rent, from feature films and web series to documentaries and short films, with new content added each month. All titles can be rented individually for a modest fee, which will largely benefit the makers. You can find the complete YardVibes film catalogue at www.yardvibes.nl. ☀ YardVibes is part of Caribbean Creativity, an Amsterdam-based non-profit organization that since 2008 has been committed to the production, programming and promotion of Caribbean and other diversity films in the Netherlands and beyond. Over the years, Caribbean Creativity has organized 200+ screenings in film theaters and at film festivals in the Netherlands, including many Dutch premieres. In 2020, when live screenings were often not possible anymore due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, they launched YardVibes. For more information, visit the Caribbean Creativity website at www.caribbeancreativity.nl.