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Title African cinema and human rights / edited by Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019
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Series Studies in the cinema of the black diaspora
Studies in the cinema of the Black diaspora.
Contents Filmmaking on the African continent: on the centrality of human rights thinking / Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt -- Perspectives. Human rights, Africa, and film: a cautionary tale / Mark Gibney -- African cinema: perspective correction / Rod Stoneman -- Africa's gift to the world: an interview with Gaston Kaboré / Rod Stoneman -- Toward new African languages of protest: African documentary films and human rights / Alessandro Jedlowski -- Challenging perspectives: an interview with Jean-Marie Teno / Melissa Thackway -- In defense of human rights filmmaking: a response to the skeptics, based on Kenyan examples / Mette Hjort -- The Zanzibar International Film Festival and its children panorama: using films to socialize human rights into the educational sector and a wider public sphere / Martin Mhando -- Cases. Ousmane Sembène's Moolaadé: peoples' rights vs human rights / Samba Gadjigo -- Haile Gerima's Harvest: 3000 years in the context of an evolving language of human rights / Ashish Rajadhyaksha -- Abducted twice? Difret (2015) and Schoolgirl killer (1999) / Tim Bergfelder -- Timbuktu and "l'homme de haine" / Kenneth Harrow -- Beats of the Antonov: a counter-narrative of endurance and survival / N. Frank Ukadike -- Human rights issues in the Nigerian films October 1 and Black November / Osakue Stevenson Omoera -- The anti-ecstasy of human rights: a foray into queer cinema on "homophobic Africa" / John Erni -- Refugees from globalization: "clandestine" African migration to Europe in a human (rights) perspective / Eva Jørholt
Summary African Cinema and Human Rights is an interdisciplinary look at the role of moving images in human rights struggles through the lens of African cinema
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed
Subject Documentary films -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Human rights in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Africa -- History.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hjort, Mette, editor
Jørholt, Eva, 1957- editor
LC no. 2018055027
ISBN 0253039444 (electronic bk.)
9780253039446 (electronic bk.)
9780253039460 (e-book)
(cl : alk. paper)