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Pöli, Mémoires d'une femme Pygmée

Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv, Literature
Year of production : 2011
Format : Feature

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Yaounde, Cameroon.
Amandine find a book in the market : the diary of a Baka midwife born in the 30's.
For thousands of years, Pygmies have excited our imaginations...
But for the first time, a Baka woman speaks from inside.
Births, marriages, deforestation, hunting now prohibited...
She decides to go and meet her. Is she still alive ?

Are pygmies still alive ?

Yaoundé. Amandine tombe au marché sur le journal intime d'une femme, accoucheuse née dans les années 30.
Comme les pygmées ont excité l'imagination des Occidentaux ! Mais pour la première fois, une femme Baka se raconte de l'intérieur.
Naissances, mariages, déforestation, le combat d'une femme guérisseuse, la chasse - de plus en plus interdite...
Enfin, au vilage... Les Baka existent-ils encore ?

Yaounde, Cameroon.
Amandine find a book in the market : the diary of a Baka midwife born in the 30's.
For thousands of years, Pygmies have excited our imaginations...
But for the first time, a Baka woman speaks from inside.
Births, marriages, deforestation, hunting now prohibited...
She decides to go and meet her. Is she still alive ?

Are pygmies still alive ?

Director: Jean Daniel Bécache

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