After studying theoretical physics and literature he became a teaching assistant at the Université de Lausanne (Switzerland). He directed several theatrical productions of works by Bertolt Brecht and Heiner Müller before turning exclusively to documentary cinema. Since 2005, he has been teaching film studies at the Université de Paris-Est Marne la Vallée. He works and lives between Lausanne and Paris.
Previous films: Mah Bamba (57 min., 2002, co-directed by Corinne Maury). Djourou, a rope round your neck (64 min., 2005).