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Njel, the Separation Félix Mbog
Manuela was four years old when her parents went abroad to work. She is growing up with her grandparents in Cameroon and has learned to cope with absence.
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Njel, the Separation

Njel, la séparation
Félix Mbog
Kids DOK 2021
Documentary Film
Cameroon,
South Africa
2021
22 minutes
French
subtitles: 
German Subtitles for deaf and hard-of-hearing

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Félix Mbog
Don Edkins
Tiny Mungwe
Cyrille Masso
Bérénice Hahn

Manuela lives in Cameroon and was four years old when her parents went abroad to work. She’s eleven now and preparing for her first graduation. She is growing up with her grandparents and, despite leading a good life, had to struggle with grief for a long time. Now she has learned how to cope with absence and how to be together despite the long distance.

Lina Dinkla
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