AFFNZ Archive

Minga and the Broken Spoon

  • Genre: Animation | Family
  • Length: 80 minutes
  • Locations: Cameroon
  • Director: Claye Edou
  • Languages: French with English subtitles
  • Rating: NZ rating TBC


A charming animation for the entire family, this African fable tells the story of Minga, an orphaned girl living with her stepmother Mami Kaba and her stepsister Abena. One day, when she washes the dishes in the river, she accidentally breaks a spoon. A furious Mami Kaba chases her away from the house, asking her to find the only identical spoon hidden by her late mother. An adventurous journey then begins for Minga in the forest.