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Title Focus on African films / edited by Françoise Pfaff
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2004]
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Description viii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction / Francoise Pfaff -- Pt. 1. Reexamining "official history" -- 1. "Come back South Africa" : cinematic representations of apartheid over three eras of resistance / Robert Cancel -- 2. Ousmane Sembene and history on the screen : a look back to the future / Samba Gadjigo -- 3. Film and history in Africa : a critical survey of current trends and tendencies / Mbye Cham -- 4. Fiction, fact, and the critics' responsibility : Camp de Thiaroye, Yaaba, and The gods must be crazy / Josef Gugler -- Pt. 2. Deconstructing contextual spaces -- 5. African cities as cinematic texts / Francoise Pfaff -- 6. Images of France in Francophone African films (1978-1998) / Madeleine Cottenet-Hage -- 7. The failed trickster / Kenneth W. Harrow -- 8. Manu Dibango and Ceddo's transatlantic soundscape / Brenda F. Berrian -- Pt. 3. Original and burgeoning cinematic practices -- 9. The other voices of documentary : Allah Tantou and Afrique, je te plumerai / N. Frank Ukadike -- 10. Booming videoeconomy : the case of Nigeria / Francoise Balogun -- Pt. 4. Inside/outside : expatriate filmmakers -- 11. Africa through a woman's eyes : Safi Faye's cinema / Beti Ellerson -- 12. From Africa to the Americas : interviews with Haile Gerima (1976-2001) / Francoise Pfaff -- Pt. 5. International connections : influences and confluences -- 13. The Russian connection : Soviet cinema and the cinema of Francophone Africa / Josephine Woll -- 14. African and Latin American cinemas : contexts and contacts / Maria Roof -- Pt. 6. Sources and resources -- 15. Where to view, rent, and purchase African feature films : Africa, Europe, the United States, and Canada / Valerie J. Wheat. Pres
Notes Formerly CIP. UK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-306) and index
Subject Motion pictures -- Africa.
Author Pfaff, Françoise.
LC no. 2003021199
ISBN 0253216680 (paperback: alk. paper)
0253343887 (cloth : alk. paper)