The Teacher and the Native
A 53' documentary directed in 2011 by Florida Sadki
The Teacher and the Native deals with the complexity of relationships between France and Algeria, through the School institution and the major role played by the primary school teachers from Alsace-Lorraine.
We shall remind that Alsace-Lorraine took a significant part in populating Algeria from 1830. With an amplified increase in 1871.
Through this migration context towards this «new France» is born the figure of the primary school teacher in colonial ground.
He is a new missionary spreading the social emancipation by the school, his mission is civilizing…