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Author Thackway, Melissa.

Title Africa shoots back : alternative perspectives in Sub-Saharan Francophone African film / Melissa Thackway
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Oxford : James Currey, 2003

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Description x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Development & evolutions -- Critical paradigms -- The problematic legacy of eurocentrism -- Postmodernism or postcoloniality? -- Towards new paradigms -- Cultural identity, representation & voice -- Representing Africa -- Alternative perspectives, or, reassessing identity through film -- Screen griots: orature & film -- Living traditions -- The stylistic & structural influences of orature on film -- Memory, history and other stories -- The 'colonial confontation' genre -- Memory-history films: Afrique je te plumerai; Asientos; Allah Tantou; Fadjal -- Filming the immigrant experience: Francophone African cinema in Europe -- Setting a precedent: Afrique sur seine -- The myth of Europe -- Interracial relationships & immigrant communities -- African women & film: on screen and behind camera -- Directing the Female gaze: Safi Faye; Laure Folly; Fanta R. Nacro -- 'Womanist' films
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Filmography: pages 218-223
Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-217) and index
Notes Some text in French
Subject Motion pictures -- Africa, French-speaking -- History.
Motion pictures -- Africa, French-speaking.
Motion pictures -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History.
Africa, French-speaking -- In motion pictures.
Africa South of the Sahara -- In motion pictures.
LC no. 2003014793
ISBN 0253216427 (Indiana pbk. : alk. paper)
0253343496 (Indiana : alk. paper)
0852555768 (James Curry pbk.)
0852555776 (James Curry cloth)