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The Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman (New York Premiere)

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Rosine Mbakam, 2016, 76 min
This documentary follows filmmaker Rosine Mbakam, as she goes back home to Cameroon to reunite with her mother, after living in Belgium for some time. They reflect on their relationship and her past, remembering darker times in Cameroon’s history. In this exploration of hidden feelings, stories emerge, bringing life to voices kept in silence and illuminating the faces of the women who built her community and who have helped shape the woman that she has become.

Q&A with Rosine Mbakam.

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