The world has not changed

Filmmaker: Trond Waage

Year of production: 2018
Location: Cameroon
Duration: 36 minutes
Sound: mono
Language: Pèrè, French
Subtitles: English

The Pèrè people is a ethnic group who lives on the Pere plains. Their territory is divided by the Nigerian Cameroonian border. Their traditions are threatened of desperation by a strong islamization process and by migration into the cities. At the regional radio station CRTV Adamaoua, in Northern Cameroon, do they have redaction on various local languages. This film follows of the Pèrè redaction and its work to take care of the traditions of its people and to facilitate communication between its people and the modern world. Filmed in 2009, in close collaboration with the protagonist Sumo Boukar, who sadly died before we got to edit the film together.

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Copyright: 2018 Visual Cultural Studies, University of Tromsø

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