Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora (Paperback)

by Anjali Prabhu

Format: Paperback 272 pages

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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 100 film stills * Features selected stills integral to the filmic analysis in full color * Moves beyond Western-oriented analytical paradigms

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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)


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