9781405193030

Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora

  • ISBN 13:

    9781405193030

  • ISBN 10:

    1405193034

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/31/2014
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

Analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives.

• Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema
• Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic and aesthetic influence
• Highlights aesthetic and political aspects including racial identity, women’s issues, and diaspora
• Heavily illustrated with over 90 film stills
• Features selected stills integral to the filmic analysis in full color
• Moves beyond Western-oriented analytical paradigms

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