Category: Gender

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 of...

Few are like father, no one like mother

Filmmaker:  Lisbet Holtedahl Year of production: 1987 Location: Norway Duration: 66 minutes. Sound: mono Language: Norwegian Subtitles: English / French / Norwegian A film about women’s life in the fishing village of Ersfjordbotn in northern Norway. Filmed in...

Ippo Ippo (Step by Step)

Filmmaker: Shotaro Wake Year of production: 2010 Location: Japan Duration: 47 minutes. Sound: mono Language: Japanese English Subtitles Marsha is a middle-aged Japanese housewife. Her husband is mostly occupied by his passion – a hobby of playing tennis....

Before The Feast (Attendant la Fête)

Filmmaker:  Lisbet Holtedahl Year of production: 2018 Location: Cameroon Duration: 25 minutes. Sound: mono Language: Subtitles: English / French / Norwegian Filmed in 8mm, during the Ramadan of 1984 in Ngaoundéré, Northern Cameroon, the film relates the everyday...

Gender Play

Filmmaker:  Emnet Tadesse Yadeta Year of production: 2003 Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Duration: 33 minutes. Sound: mono Language: English Subtitles Gender Play is an anthropological documentary film that portrays children expressing gender in their day-to-day interaction in...

Serigne Samba

Filmmaker:  Aliou Arka Maiga Year of production: 2013 Location: Touba, Senegal Duration: 30 minutes. Sound: mono Language: English Subtitles The film is one family man’s point of view of the Marabout – a muslim religious leader and...