Mambar Pierrette: All of Cameroon’s Cares on Her Shoulders

by Abiba Coulibaly Mambar Pierrette continues Roisin Mbakam’s exploration of the confessional function offered by informal businesses and the entrepreneurial African women who man them—following the thread of her previous film Chez Jolie Coiffeur (2018), about a sliver of a Belgian hair salon. Until now, Mbakam’s steady output has focused largely on the diaspora of her native Cameroon (Chez Jolie Coiffure [2018], Delphine’s Prayers [2021]) … Continue reading Mambar Pierrette: All of Cameroon’s Cares on Her Shoulders