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Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary
Cameroon, France / 2009 / French dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / 35 mm / 70 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Documentary /Second Prize: Jean-Marie Teno (Director)

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Synopsis

Through the lives of Bouba, a video-club operator, Abbo, a letter writer, and Jules Cesar, a djembe-maker, who sees the skin-covered hand drum as being the big brother of cinema, Jean-Marie Teno turns this portrait of the Ouagadougou neighbourhood into a deeper introspection on his craft as a filmmaker, as well as a personal reflection on art, popular culture, and business in Africa today.

Genre

Science Fiction

Cast & Credits

Parental Guidance (PG)

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