The tree of Ghibet
L'albero di Ghibet
Corinne Cameny, André Bang, Olivier Ngoundé, Samyong Samy
Antonietta Della Scala
The Traveling Film School Project
Digi Beta Pal/16mm - colour
DJ, an eight-year-old child, is suddenly accused by his aunt of being possessed by devils and then abandoned on the hard streets of Douala, Cameroon. In order to survive he tries to join Ghibet’s gang of child prostitutes and street kids. The film features the kids as actors in a unique narrative combination of their stories and real life experience. It’s part of the project of The Traveling Film School, a group of filmmakers that travels the world teaching filmmaking and radical theatre.