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African Film

Re-Imagining a Continent

by Josef Gugler

  • 213 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa - General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • History - General History,
  • Africa,
  • In motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Cinema/Film: Book

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9389147M
    ISBN 100253216435
    ISBN 109780253216434

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Contemporary African filmmaking is the subject of this insightful and exciting look at every aspect of the art form on the African continent. Focusing on new trends in African cinema from the s to today, this book explores new cinematic languages and modes of production, films departure from nationalism and social realism, African Film book the Nollywood film industry, among other by:   In African Film: Re-imagining a Continent, Josef Gugler provides an introduction to African cinema through an analysis of 15 films made by African filmmakers.

These directors set out to re-image Africa; their films offer Western viewers the opportunity to re-imagine the continent and its people. As a point of comparison, two additional films on Cited by: African Film was African Film book Nigerian comics magazine, published between and It was just one of the many photo comics or "look books" that flooded English-speaking West Africa in the early post-colonial era.

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African cinema is film production in dates back to the early 20th century, when film reels were the primary cinematic technology in use. During the colonial era, African life was shown only by the work of white, colonial, Western filmmakers, who depicted blacks in a negative fashion, as exotic "others".

There is no one single African cinema; there are differences between North. Analyzing a range of South African and West African films inspired by African and non-African literature, Lindiwe Dovey identifies a specific trend in contemporary African filmmaking-one in which filmmakers are using the embodied audiovisual medium of film to offer a critique of physical and psychological violence.

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Poitier achieved great success as an actor, with significant box office appeal. Synopsis. African Film Studies: An Introduction is an accessible and authoritative textbook on African cinema as a field of study.

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Get this from a library. African film: re-imagining a continent. [Josef Gugler] -- Discusses the films Out of Africa, Yaaba, Keita!, Sambizanga, Flame, The gods must be crazy, A dry white season, Mapantsula, Fools, Kongi's harvest, Xala, Tableau ferraille, The blue eyes of Yonta. "Manthia Diawara is quite simply the best critic (in any language) currently writing on African cinema." --Robert Stam "Diawara has produced a useful history, a cogent analysis, and, in his arguments on how African cinema should develop, an undoubtedly controversial book." --Studies in Popular Culture "This is a good, solid and reliable history of filmmaking on the African.

Looking Back, Looking Forward: 20 Years of the New York African Film Festival; $; To commemorate twenty years of the New York African Film Festival, over thirty of the continent’s most vibrant cinematic voices reflect upon the reasons that led them to dedicate their lives to filmmaking and the new challenges and opportunities for African cinema in the future.Also, the first African film to win an Academy Award for Foreign Language Film was Tsotsi (), a South-African production.

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