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African Cinemas : Decolonizing the Gaze

African Cinemas : Decolonizing the Gaze - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-1856497435

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ISBN13: 978-1856497435
ISBN10: 1856497437 Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Zed Books
Published: 2000
International: No

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African Cinemas : Decolonizing the Gaze - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-1856497435

Olivier Barlet and Chris Translator Turner

ISBN13: 978-1856497435
ISBN10: 1856497437 Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Zed Books
Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

This is an introduction to the cinema cultures of Africa. It traces the development of African cinema, analyzing specific films, and exploring the social and economic contexts of the African cinema and television industry.

Table of Contents

Part I: Early Days, First Rites* Human Beings, Not Ants * Decolonizing the Imagination * ''Proverbs were Once People'': Referring to the Past * Closing One's Eyes * Prizing Open the Cracked Identity* The Open Gaze *Part II:The Roots of Story-Telling* Black Humor * Men Die but Words Remain: Narrative and the Oral Tradition * If Your Song is Not More Beautiful than the Silence, then be Quiet * Speaking Your OwnLlanguage * Towards a Critique of Necessity*Part III: A Black Perspective?* ''If You Want Honey, You've Got to Take on the Bees'':The Difficulties of Film-Making* The African Public: Diversity Itself* Northern Audiences Spinning like A Weathervane* ''When You Have Meat to Cook, You Seek out the One Who has a Fire:'' The Logic of Western Aid * Televisual Strategies Part I: Early Days, First Rites* Human Beings, Not Ants * Decolonizing the Imagination * ''Proverbs were Once People'': Referring to the Past * Closing One's Eyes * Prizing Open the Cracked Identity* The Open Gaze *Part II:The Roots of Story-Telling* Black Humor * Men Die but Words Remain: Narrative and the Oral Tradition * If Your Song is Not More Beautiful than the Silence, then be Quiet * Speaking Your OwnLlanguage * Towards a Critique of Necessity*Part III: A Black Perspective?* ''If You Want Honey, You've Got to Take on the Bees'':The Difficulties of Film-Making* The African Public: Diversity Itself* Northern Audiences Spinning like A Weathervane* ''When You Have Meat to Cook, You Seek out the One Who has a Fire:'' The Logic of Western Aid * Televisual Strategies
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