African FILM FESTIVAL New Zealand

Online Festival for entire Australasia 10 December 2021 to 7 January 2022

TIGERNUT(Mousso Faso)

GENRE: Documentary
LENGTH: 86 Minutes
LOCATIONS: Burkina Faso, Germany, Spain, Mali
DIRECTOR: Antxon Monforte
LANGUAGES: Afrikaans, English, Basque, French, Catalan, Spanish


A worldwide trade war has broken out over the control and distribution of the new healthy Super Food, tiger nuts. An investigation uncovers a plot of international corruption and abuses around the production of tiger nuts by European and American companies exploiting African resources. “Tigernut” shows the encouraging response of thousands of families resisting this attempt to control their resources through initiatives such as the Mousso Faso cooperative.

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