Chocolat (1988)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/West Germany/Cameroon, 1988.  Caroline Productions, Cerito Films, Cinémanuel, La Sept Cinéma, Le F.O.D.I.C. Cameroun, MK2 Productions, TF1 Films Production, Wim Wenders Productions.  Screenplay by Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau.  Cinematography by Robert Alazraki.  Produced by Alain Belmondo, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gerard Crosnier.  Music by Abdullah Ibrahim.  Production Design by Thierry Flamand.  Costume Design by Christian Gasc.  Film Editing…

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Moolaade (2004)

OUSMANE SEMBENE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Senegal/France/Burkina Faso/Cameroon/Morocco/Tunisia, 2004.  Filmi Doomireew, Direction de la Cinematographie Nationale, Centre Cinématographique Marocain, Cinétéléfilms, Les Films Terre Africaine, Ciné-Sud Promotion, Fonds Sud Cinéma, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Développement International.  Screenplay by Ousmane Sembene.  Cinematography by Dominique Gentil.  Produced by Ousmane Sembene.  Music by Boncana Maiga.  Production Design…

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White Material (2009)

CLAIRE DENIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/Cameroon, 2009.  Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinéma, Canal+, France Télévision, TPS Star, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Les Films Terre Africaine, Cinémage 2, Sofica UGC 1, Procirep.  Scenario by Claire Denis, Marie N’Diaye, collaboration with Lucie Borleteau.  Cinematography by Yves Cape.  Produced by Pascal Caucheteux.  Music by Stuart Staples.  Production Design…

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Sisters In Law (2005)

FLORENCE AYISI, KIM LONGINOTTO Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Cameroon/United Kingdom, 2005.  Vixen Films, Film Four.  Cinematography by Kim Longinotto.  Produced by Kim Longinotto.  Music by D’Gary.  Film Editing by Oliver Huddleston.   Female lawyers fighting for justice in Cameroon are the subject of this top-notch film, with cases including a woman who wants a divorce, which in a Muslim country…

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