Horaci Garcia Martí | Videojournalist | Based in Paris, France | +33 670333516
This 7-minute portrait on Omar Viktor Diop, explores the life and work of a successful Senegalese photographer. Shot by me and edited by Patrick Schulz-Heil and the Arte.tv editors.
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You may have seen the Statue of Liberty in New York, you can now visit the “Monument à la Renaissance Africaine” in Dakar. Finished in April 2010 as dreamt by Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade, it is the world’s biggest bronze statue. But most people in Dakar were not happy about it as it cost a fortune. In this reportage, I’ve been working as a cameraman with the France2 crew.
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Some fishermen volunteer to “police” the first marine reserve in the open sea off the West African coast. Shot in Joal-Fadiouth, the biggest traditional fishing port on the Senegalese coast, this documentary has been used to create awareness about overfishing in Africa. 12-minute reportage broadcast on Catalan public TV in June 2010.
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Juan Espino, a European fighter joins the ranks of Senegalese wrestlers. After training in one of the most famous wrestling schools, Juan became the “white lion”. Unbeaten, he is the only European evolving in the traditional sport that stirs passions in West Africa. A 24-minute reportage for Canal+ Spain for which I filmed part of the footage.
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In Senegal universal medical insurance allows children under the age of 5 free medical health care. In the long term, the plan is to eventually cover 75 percent of the population. The goal is to offer people working in the informal some medical cover. The process is taking time to put in place however. Worked with Bineta Diagne for Arte Journal. Shot and edited by me.  
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Le Journal Rappé

by horacigm· November 21, 2014· in · 0 comments
Le Journal Rappé is a weekly Senegalese television segment presented and created by “old-school” rappers Cheikh “Keyti” Sene and Makhtar “Xuman” Fall. Each Friday on the Senegalese television station 2S, the rappers take on the personas of broadcast journalists, delivering the week’s top headlines in rhyme—they literally rap the news. A reportage with Bineta Diagne for France 24.
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Un reportage pour ARTE Journal. C’est dans la campagne du Libéria où un forgeron allemand a trouvé sa source d’inspiration. Installé depuis 2005, Manfred fouille dans le passé récent de ce petit pays d’Afrique de l’Ouest marqué pour  deux guerres civiles pendant 1989 et 2003.12 ans après le désarmement et le contrôle des Nations Unies déployés dans le pays, il espère, avec son travail, contribuer à souder la société.
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In Senegal, the famous Kora musician, Ablaye Cissoko, just released an album called ‘ Mes Racines’ (‘My roots’). Since he first appeared on the international music scene in Oslo in 1996, Ablaye Cissoko has rolled out a number of collaborations through multiple meetings with various international stars. But this album was compiled with other Senegalese artists in Saint Louis, in the north of the country. A report with Bineta Diagne for France 24.
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