Category: Cameroon

I, a Blacksmith

I, a Blacksmith

Filmmaker: Wouleo Kazla Elie Year of production: 2019 Location: Djinglia (Far North Cameroun) Duration: 29 minutes Sound: mono Language: Mafa, French Subtitles: English “I, a blacksmith” is a cross-examination of the Ngwazla caste of...

Four Wives and a Marabout

Filmmaker:  Lisbet Holtedahl Year of production: 1989 Location: Cameroon Duration: 53 minutes. Sound: mono Language: Fulfulde Subtitles: English, French The film is about Al Hajji Malam Schaaway – Quran teacher and court member at the Sultanate...

Survive Everyday

Filmmaker: Wadazoua Abdoul Aziz Year of production: 2020 Location: Far North Region, Cameroon Duration:  39 minutes Sound: mono Language: Mousgoum French: Subtitles Due to ecological disturbances, the scarcity of natural resources, especially fish, is increasingly disrupting the rhythm of...

Commemorative meal (Repas d’oubli)

Filmmaker: Tchoupno Ndjidda Year of production: 2019 Location: Mayo-Kani, Far North Cameroon Duration:  29 minutes Sound: mono Language: Moundang English Subtitles The Oblivion Meal is an ethnographic film that attempts to relate the cultural eating practices of Negro-African peoples. It...

Djebba’s Cabaret

Filmmaker: Ghislaine Magouo Tainon Year of production: 2020 Location: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon Duration:  30 minutes Sound: mono Language: French, Fulfulde, Moundang Subtitles: English  Djebba’s cabaret is the portrait of a young brewer of bilbil (Traditional millet beer). Djebba is...

Awoudou ways of seeing

Filmmaker: Amandine Tezore Year of production: 2020 Location: Far North Region, Cameroon Duration:  37 minutes Sound: mono Language: Fulfulde, Moundang, French Subtitles: English Boko Haram forced several people to flee their natal village as the assailants decimated several communities along...

Traditional Artefacts In a Catholic Church

Filmmaker: Barama Yahagara Year of production: 2020 Location: Cameroon Duration:  22 minutes Sound: mono Language: Zoulogo, Mada, French Subtitles: English and French The Catholic Church of Tokombéré, in northern Cameroon, is special. They use traditional animist objects in the church....

Scrap is our future (Le fer est notre avenir)

Filmmaker: Lankissa Tizi Pierre Year of production: 2020 Location: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon Duration:  36 minutes Sound: mono Language: Fulfulde, French Subtitles: English and French Scrap is our future is a film made about teenage garbage collectors in Ngaoundéré, a...