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Daouda, the Shoemaker

Filmmaker: Doba Kadana Aiméé-Diane Year of production: 2020 Location: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon Duration:  20 minutes Sound: mono Language:  French, Fulfulde Subtitles: French Copyright: 2020  Visual Cultural Studies, University of Tromsø Watch Film Thesis

Tchoua-tchoua, Survival Strategy

Tchoua-tchoua, Survival Strategy

Filmmaker: Layio Robi Year of production: 2018 Location: Cameroon Duration:  25 minutes Sound: mono Language: French, Shuwa Arabic, Kotoko, Musgum Subtitles: English “Tchoua-tchoua”= transaction, in Hausa language; to fend yourself. Portrait of Ali Moulla Koufaïni in his...

The Blacksmiths (Les forgerons)

The Blacksmiths (Les forgerons)

Filmmaker: Guimaye Juvintus Year of production: 2019 Location: Cameroon Duration: 26 minutes Sound: mono Language: Mafa, French Subtitles: English “Ngwazlazlihi” or “the Blacksmiths” is a film produced in Djingliya, a village in the district...

The 3.  VISCAM workshop – Ngaoundéré 6-11 of January

The 3. VISCAM workshop – Ngaoundéré 6-11 of January

The third workshop in the VISCAM project will be organised in Ngaoundere first week of 2020.  At this years workshop will the work be focused on “telling with film”, where students and teachers will...

PhD course in anthropological writing inTromsø. Spring 2020

PhD course in anthropological writing inTromsø. Spring 2020

  PhD course theme: SVF-8065 (VISUAL) NARRATIVES AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE                                       Character driven film and actor oriented anthropology The course will explore visual and written narratives according to, Frampton’s approach (“Found in the Field” (2007), and how...

VISCAM opening in Ngaoundéré (4-9 Dec. 2017)

VISCAM opening in Ngaoundéré (4-9 Dec. 2017)

The VISCAM opening seminar was a refreshing and fruitful intellectual experience. In addition to the 8 professors, 35 young students from both University of Ngaoundéré and University of Maroua presented their projects, addressing for instance...