Category: Religion

Wives

Filmmaker:  Lisbet Holtedahl Year of production: 2018 Location: Cameroon Duration: 85 minutes. Sound: mono Language: Fulfulde Subtitles: English, French Alhajji Ibrahim is an Islamic scholar. For 46 years, he served as judge at the Sultanate of Ngaoundéré...

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...

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...

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...