African filmmaker

Director, Interrupted

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Richard Djif starring in his film "139... Les derniers prédateurs".
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Cameroon’s film scene is the second biggest in francophone Africa but some subjects are too politically sensitive to be put on the screen.

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    • According to his own accounts, Richard Djif was kidnapped in Cameroon after he screened his political satire in Cameroon.
    • He applied for asylum in Germany in 2013, but was denied the right to stay in May this year.
    • Mr. Djif has been invited to various cultural events in Europe to talk about political film-making.
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