Josepha (Central African Republic: 1975)


Joseph Akouissone


Distributed by: Cinematheque Afrique (Institut Francais)

Produced by: Participation Ministere Cooperation (France)


The pilot for a TV series on the condition of the black woman in the European environment. It is centered around Josepha, a famous hairstylist and beautician in Paris. She talks about her profession and her problems, explaining her quest to destigmatize the women of color, who are often tempted to deny their heritage and to imitate that of Europeans.