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Africa shoots back

alternative perspectives in Sub-Saharan Francophone African film

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This edition published in by Indiana University Press in Bloomington.

Written in English

230 pages

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Cover of: Africa Shoots Back
Africa Shoots Back: Alternative Perspectives in Sub-Saharan Francophone African Film
January 2004, Indiana University Press
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Table of Contents

Development & evolutions
Critical paradigms
The problematic legacy of eurocentrism
Postmodernism or postcoloniality?
Towards new paradigms
Cultural identity, representation & voice
Representing Africa
Alternative perspectives, or, reassessing identity through film
Screen griots: orature & film
Living traditions
The stylistic & structural influences of orature on film
Memory, history and other stories
The 'colonial confontation' genre
Memory-history films: Afrique je te plumerai; Asientos; Allah Tantou; Fadjal
Filming the immigrant experience: Francophone African cinema in Europe
Setting a precedent: Afrique sur seine
The myth of Europe
Interracial relationships & immigrant communities
African women & film: on screen and behind camera
Directing the Female gaze: Safi Faye; Laure Folly; Fanta R. Nacro
'Womanist' films.

Edition Notes

Filmography: p. 218-223.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-217) and index.


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PN1993.5.A35 T48 2003

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0253343496, 0253216427, 0852555776, 0852555768
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