Director: Victor Viyuoh
Country: Cameroon
Year: 2002
Running Time: 14 min.
Language: English

When twelve-year old Napo overhears his brother and mother question his ability to take on a man’s responsibilities, he sets out to prove them wrong.

About the Director

Victor Viyuoh

victor viyuohBiography: Named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Independent Filmmakers to watch, Victor Viyuoh wrote and directed the short film Mboutoukou which was filmed entirely in Cameroon, Africa. In one year on the circuit, Mboutoukou played at over 100 festivals including Venice in Italy, New Directors/New Films and Rotterdam. Beginning with its nomination for the 2002 Student Academy Awards, Mboutoukou won over 20 awards including Best Short at SXSW, Best Short at Urbanworld, and the Rights of the Child Award at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Victor is an alumnus of USC’s School of Cinema-Television and IFP/LA’s Directors and Screenwriters labs.

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Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Mboutoukou (2004);
Ninah’s Dowry (2014).

Mboutoukou (2002);
Ninah’s Dowry (2012).