Monique Phoba MBEKA

Monique Phoba MBEKA
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Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Director of photography (d.o.p.), Distributor, Director of the festival
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv, Literature, Dance

Monique Mbeka Phoba Of Benin parentage, she was born in Brussels in 1962. She studied economics and science and graduated with a thesis on "The cooperation between the European and African audiovisual industries". During her studies, she conducted a radio programme on African culture and at the same time wrote for various African publications. Her experience as a filmmaker started immediately with documentaries. Since 1995, she has lived in Benin, where she works on the production, distribution and promotion of African cinema

Originaria del Benin, nasce a Brussels nel 1962. Studia economia e scienze, si laurea con una tesi sulla :" Comparazione tra l'industria audiovisiva europea e africana". Durante gli studi conduce alla radio un programma sulla cultura africana e scrive per diversi giornali africani. La sua esperienza di regia è da subito rivolta al genere del documentario. Dal 1995 vive in Benin, dov'è impegnata nella produzione, distribuzione e promozione del cinema africano.


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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