Freely Expressed Wishes of Southern Cameroons / Ambazonia

This is a documentary series about the history of the former Trust Territory of British Cameroons. It is released in seasons and episodes, a format that will allow more people (historians / journalists / students / enthusiasts) to continue the series by creating additional seasons that focus on particular topics, time windows etc... To make this possible, this documentary is being released as a community project. Are you interested in developing a new series? Contact us - we will be happy to work with you! 

As a community project, all the material used to create the series are available online, to enable students and teachers take conversations into the classroom and read the documents that support the film scripts.

Season 1 focuses on the history of the territory from the mid-19th century to 2016. It is presented in episodes as follows:

  • Episode 0 - Introduction

  • Episode 1 - Mid-19th Century to 1954

  • Episode 2 - Financial Analysis of the territory

  • Episode 3 - 1955 - 1958

  • Episode 4 - 1959

  • Episode 5 - 1960

  • Episode 6 - 1961

  • More...

  • Episode 99 - Summary of Season 1 (spoiler alert - don't watch this before the others)  

Watch an Episode!

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About Menda Films

Bringing to life untold stories of the people, history and places of Africa, using written accounts in forgotten or hard-to-find books. Our name is derived from Bamenda, a city whose name means people (Ba) of Menda :)

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