Black Filmmaker / Le Realisateur Negre

Director: Jean Odoutan
Country: Benin
Year: 1997
Running Time: 13 min.
Language: French

The African filmmaker, Jean Odoutan, sets up a meeting with 300 actors for the casting of his film Barbecue-Pejo. Unfortunately, the filmmaker doesn’t show up. As time drags on, tempers begin to flare.

About the Director

Jean Odoutan

w240Biography: Jean Odoutan, born in Benin in 1965 is an actor, director, producer, and composer. Of all the clips Odoutan has directed, he also produced and composed the music to each. His first feature film Barbeque-Pejo, has been selected in many African, European, and American festivals.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs: 
Barbeque-Pejo (2000).

Barbeque-Pejo (1999);
Dijb (2000);
Mama Aloko (2002);
The King of Big Behind (2002);
The Door of No Return (2002).