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Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

04 January 2012

Kidi Bebey: Scenarios from Africa, "Looking for a Brave Man"

Kidi Bebey during the shooting of
Looking for a Brave Man
Cameroonian Kidi Bebey, multi-talented, compassionate, and socially committed, excels in numerous fields of communications – creative writing, journalism and filmmaking, among others. Her film Looking for a Brave Man (2006), part of "Scenarios from Africa", went over the 100,000 views mark on the Internet in 2011.

Looking for a Brave Man
by Kidi Bebey

Synopsis: A beautiful young woman is looking for a man for a serious relationship, but not just any guy. She categorically insists that he be responsible and brave: he must be willing to get tested for ….

Based on an original idea by Salimata Sy, age 11, Guediawaye, Senegal.

Length: 6 minutes 10 seconds.

Shot in Burkina Faso.

Currently available in: Dioula, English, Fon, French, Hausa, Igbo, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Lingala, Mina, Mooré, Portuguese, Pulaar, Twi, Wolof, and Yoruba.

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