Nwa-Mankamana

2013 / Switzerland / 28min

A swiss missionary leaves for South Africa in the late 1940s. During 25 years she records the daily life and official events; work and holidays, anniversaries, shared moments. Years go by and the images are stocked in a box, with this double memory, individual and collective. A personal a look on the world, revealing both a local and fragmentary testimony, as well as on a wider level, life in a mission station in the heart of a country in the grips of racial segregation. Through a dialogue between words and images, the film deconstructs the filmer’s point of view by making up a subjective portrait.

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  • Original title
    Nwa-Mankamana
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Laurence Favre
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Marie Tinguely
  • Editing
    Laurence Favre, Antonio Trullén Funcia
  • Music
    Gabriel Tejedor
  • Sound
    Philippe Ciompi, Masaki Hatsui
  • Duration
    28 min
  • Year
    2013
  • Country
    • Switzerland
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
    FRE
  • Subtitles
    ENG
  • Production
    Ecal Cantonale d'art de Lausanne
    Switzerland
  • Distribution
    Laurence Favre
    Switzerland
    e-mail: laurencefb@gmail.com

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