In the 1930's, women of Togo trade in wax printed cloth called Avo (imported from Dutch companies based in their former Asian colonies, especially Indonesia). In the mid-50's they called themselves NANAS BENZ. Nana Benz, because they could afford to buy a Mercedes-Benz. Now they get old or dead and with a new generation.
A film by Joel M'Maka TCHEDRE
Togo, 2014, Documentary / 26 minutes
Production : Films du Siècle (Les)
with the support of Fonds francophone de production audiovisuelle du Sud (OIF / CIRTEF)