International Films Competition

Delphine's Prayers

Belgium, Cameroon, 2021, 91 min.

Cameroonian, French, English. Heb. and Eng. Sub.

Dir: Rosine Mbakam

Screening Schedule:

Fri. 10/12 | 20:00 | Cinematheque

Fri. 17/12 | 15:30 | Cinematheque

Delphine’s Prayers is the story of Delphine – a young Cameroonian woman – and her life in Belgium. Through a series of confessions from Delphine, a powerful portrait emerges of a generation of women lost to the dream of a better world in Europe. Through her courage, Delphine exposes the patterns of domination that continue to oppress some African women.

Young Audience Award, Cinema du Réel
MoMA’s Doc Fortnight
True/False Film Festival
Grand Prize, IndieLisboa
Dokufest International Documentary and Short Film Festival

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