Portraits from Cameroon (working title)

Director: Jan Nimmo (Cameroon/ Scotland between 2.30 mins and 4 mins)

A collection of banana workers' testimonies filmed in the Fako region of Cameroon. These short stories give the viewer an intimate insight into what daily life is like for workers who produce bananas for the European market. The online testimonies were edited for Make Fruit Fair/ Banana Link and these stories are also available as a video wall installation for exhibitions and events. The films are currently being edited into one short film of around 18 mins for festival distribution - for more information contact Jan.

View Jan Nimmos photos from Cameroon online in gallery. Jan's photos from Cameroon in Hazards Mgazine

Article about Jan's film, Portraits from Cameroon: Billy Briggs for Daily Record, in Fresh Fruit Portal, Chile and "Caught on Camera" in Fresh Produce Journal

Portraits from Cameroon - Jan Nimmo from Jan Nimmo on Vimeo.

A series of short banana workers' testimonies from the plantations of Cameroon, Central Africa, filmed and edited by Scottish artist, Jan Nimmo. These portraits offer an insight into the working and home lives of the people who work to produce cheap bananas for the European market. Thanks to Fako Agricultural Workers' Union, Banana Link and Make Fruit Fair.
This work is dedicated to the memory of Carlos Arguedas Mora. There are also individual versions of the testimones below.

Para versiones de Historias de Camerún en Español pinche aquí