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Baka

Directed by Thierry Knauff
Belgium, France, 1995
Documentary

Synopsis

This anthropological film observes and exhalts the life of the Baka Pygmies who live in the forests of South-East Cameroon. The languid flow of the picture allows the viewer to become engrossed, to get a sense of the gentle pace of these people’s lives.

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Baka Directed by Thierry Knauff

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Silver Hugo (Best Documentary Short)

Melbourne International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Grand Prix

Mumbai International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Silver Conch (Best Film of 40 Minutes Duration in Non-Fiction Category)

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