A Companion To African Cinema

Author: Kenneth W. Harrow
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119099854
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An authoritative guide to African cinema with contributions from a team of experts on the topic A Companion to African Cinema offers an overview of critical approaches to African cinema. With contributions from an international panel of experts, the Companion approaches the topic through the lens of cultural studies, contemporary transformations in the world order, the rise of globalization, film production, distribution, and exhibition. This volume represents a new approach to African cinema criticism that once stressed the sociological and sociopolitical aspects of a film. The text explores a wide range of broad topics including: cinematic economics, video movies, life in cinematic urban Africa, reframing human rights, as well as more targeted topics such as the linguistic domestication of Indian films in the Hausa language and the importance of female African filmmakers and their successes in overcoming limitations caused by gender inequality. The book also highlights a comparative perspective of African videoscapes of Southern Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Côte d’Ivoire and explores the rise of Nairobi-based Female Filmmakers. This important resource: Puts the focus on critical analyses that take into account manifestations of the political changes brought by neocolonialism and the waning of the cold war Explores Examines the urgent questions raised by commercial video about globalization Addresses issues such as funding, the acquisition of adequate production technologies and apparatuses, and the development of adequately trained actors Written for film students and scholars, A Companion to African Cinema offers a look at new critical approaches to African cinema.
A Companion to African Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 550
Authors: Kenneth W. Harrow, Carmela Garritano
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An authoritative guide to African cinema with contributions from a team of experts on the topic A Companion to African Cinema offers an overview of critical approaches to African cinema. With contributions from an international panel of experts, the Companion approaches the topic through the lens of cultural studies, contemporary
A Companion to African Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Kenneth W. Harrow, Carmela Garritano
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-27 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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A Companion to African Literatures
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Olakunle George
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-26 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

How have African literatures unfolded in their rich diversity in our modern era of decolonization, nationalisms, and extensive transnational movement of peoples? How have African writers engaged urgent questions regarding race, nation, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality? And how do African literary genres interrelate with traditional oral forms or audio-visual and
A Companion to African History
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: William H. Worger, Charles Ambler, Nwando Achebe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-11 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Covers the history of the entire African continent, from prehistory to the present day A Companion to African History embraces the diverse regions, subject matter, and disciplines of the African continent, while also providing chronological and geographical coverage of basic historical developments. Two dozen essays by leading international scholars explore
The Routledge Companion to Cinema & Gender
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Kristin Lené Hole, Dijana Jelača, E. Ann Kaplan, Patrice Petro
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Routledge

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