2021 Edition

The Fisherman's Diary

The Fisherman's Diary

Section: Long Narrative

Country: Cameroon

Production Year: 2020

Duration: 144 minutes

Director: Enah Johnscott

Cinematography: José Ant?nio Loureiro

Editor: Diba J Blerk

Cast: Kang Quintus, Faith Fidel, Ramsey Nouah

Synopsis: The Fisherman’s Diary is about a 12-year old girl – Ekah (Faith Fidel) who is inspired by the story of the youngest Nobel Peace Prize – Malala Yousafzai. She is determined to go to school in a village of fishermen where the education of a girl child is considered to be a taboo. Her burning drive and determination to break this old adage gets her embroiled with her father’s – Solomon (Kang Quintus) past experience with girl education.