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Films by Jean-Marie Teno

Two documentary features by Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Marie Teno. Afrique, je te plumerai (1991) juxtaposes newsreel footage of the colonial era with contemporary images of student and worker demonstrations in the capital city, Yaounde. In Chief! (1999) Teno returns to his ancestral village and examines its chieftain's harsh response to a chicken thief.

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