“Tamazight” means ‘free people’, and is what the Berbers call themselves in their own language. In October 2017, Jenny Tough ran solo and unsupported across the High Atlas Mountains, a place still populated by the Tamazight, but patrolled by the Moroccan Gendarmerie. The 860km expedition run took 22 days, using old Berber trail networks and carrying a 10kg backpack. This film was self-shot by Jenny with a compact camera stuffed in the side of the backpack. A film by Jenny Tough.
Awarded JUDGES’ SPECIAL MENTION at the BMC TV Women In Adventure film competition 2018.
Find out more about the competition: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/waf