Growing a ‘Green Wall’ against climate change: Singer Inna Modja turns to film
05 June 2020 | 3:00 pm
It’s a far-reaching, pan-African project, brought to our screens by musician, actress and activist Inna Modja. The Malian singer has lent her talents to the documentary "The Great Green Wall"; she spoke to FRANCE 24 about her participation in the film and the environmental initiative it focuses on.
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From the Lumière Brothers to the New Wave, cinema in France has long been a source of national pride and a favourite pastime. But the French film industry is in a multifaceted crisis. Movie theatres simply aren't drawing the crowds they used to.
Lyzza started DJing around Amsterdam when she was a teenager, just a few years after she and her mother moved from their native Brazil to the Netherlands. After making a name for herself across Europe's finest clubs, she reconnected with her motherland though her new mixtape "Mosquito", which has just been released on Ninja Tunes. She popped by FRANCE 24's studios to tell Marjorie Hache more about it.
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