• Director: Jean-Marie Téno
  • Release Year: 1993
  • Production Country: Cameroon, France, Germany
  • Language: French

Afrique, je te plumerai (Africa, I Will Fleece You)

Description

Expressions of Cameroon's indigenous culture were not only repressed by colonial governments, but rooted out and systematically destroyed, at first by Europeans and then by the strongmen who came to power as the only tolerable alternative to the European interests that still control much of the country's economic interests.

Themes

German Cameroon (1884 – 1919), British Cameroons (1922 – 1961), French Cameroons (1918 – 1960), Cultural history, Post-colonial identity, Oppression, Art, Political corruption, Historiography, Primary sources