Through interviews as intimate as they are disconcerting, we meet Delphine, a Cameroonian immigrant residing in Belgium who narrates her life for the camera of Rosine Mbakam, also originally from Cameroon. As in her previous feature film “At Jolie Coiffure” (awarded at Olhar ’19), concise elements become a cinematographic force based on the encounter between black women all at once close and distant. The protagonist’s confessional tone reveals her self-awareness as the conductor of her own story, dealing with patriarchal and colonial scars and striving to assert her own voice. *(C.I)
Rosine Mbakam (born in 1980) is a Cameroonian ídeoe based in Belgium. She has directed many short films and full-length feature films, of which the most well-known are documentaries. "The Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman" (2016) and "Chez Jolie Coiffure" (2018) won a number of international prizes.
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