Jean-Pierre Dikongué-Pipa, Kamerun
Born in 1940 at Douala, Cameroon. He became a filmmaker through theater, studied at the Cinema Conservatory in Paris. After three short-feature films (1965-1966), he directed feature-films like “Muna Moto” (1975) - which made him famous - and “Le prix de la Liberté” (1978), thus bringing Cameroon Cinema to international audiences. An author, playwriter and theater producer, Jean-Pierre Dikongue-Pipa directed and acted in about 30 plays during his life-long career.