PAƔIBA SALMA – WOMEN’S GOLD
- Eza Doortmont
- 20 min
Eza Doortmont (1993) is a storyteller, documentary filmmaker, videographer, anthropologist, journalist and analogue photographer from the Netherlands. Her stories are focused on 'normal' people with 'normal' day to day lives, stories and perspectives. During her MA in Visual Anthropology at the Granada Centre at the University of Manchester, she made several short films. Women’s Gold is part of her dissertation. It was filmed solo during a period of 7 weeks in Ghana.
Women’s Gold is an observational film, telling the story of the shea butter processing women of Tampe-Kukuo, a community on the outskirts of Tamale, the capital of the Northern Region in Ghana. This documentary investigates ideas of social space, dignity and gaining more than material independence, connected to the shea butter industry.
Original language: Dagbani