Leaf in the Wind

Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv, History/society, Heritage
Year of production : 2013
Format : Mid-length

Jean-Marie Teno strives, as we know, to point out the legacy of colonialism in individual destinies. On meeting, in 2004, Ernestine Ouandie, the daughter of Ernest Ouandie (a fighter made famous during Cameroon's independence who was executed by the authorities of his country in 1971), he finds himself at the crossroads between personal drama and national history. In this interview, the young woman tells him about her miserable childhood, then the quest for the truth about her father. These are testamonial confessions, given that Ernestine chose to die in 2009, leaving Teno to pay homage to her. Jean-Pierre Rehm (FID 2013, Marseille) http://fidmarseille.org/index.php/en/component/content/article/131-films/ep-2013/1482-2013-une-feuille-dans-le-vent?layout=edit by Jean-Marie TENO France, Cameroon, Gabon, 2013, Doc, Colour and B&W, DVCam, 55' Original version: English, French. Subtitles : French. Image, sound, Editing: Jean-Marie Teno. Distribution: Les Films du Raphia.

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