Sacred Places (2009) (Cameroon: 2009)

Sacred Place

Director: Jean-Marie Teno

Producer/Writer: Jean-Marie Teno


Jules Cesar Bamouni

Nanema Boubakar

Abbo Ouedraogo

Idrissa Ouedraogo

Synopsis:  Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Marie Téno profiles a poor but lively neighborhood in the capital of Burkina Faso, where a cine club proprietor tries to include Burkinabe films among the action and Bollywood fare.

Articles and Reviews: 

Richard Brody, Sacred PlacesThe New Yorker (magazine)

Academic Articles:

Pasley, V.(2013). Sacred Places by Jean-Marie Teno (review). African Studies Review 56(2), 234-236. Cambridge University Press. Retrieved May 8, 2014, from Project MUSE database.