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Author Barlet, Olivier.

Title Contemporary African cinema / Olivier Barlet ; [translated by Melissa Thackway]
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series African humanities and the arts
African humanities and the arts.
Contents Introduction: for an African film criticism -- The question of criticism -- Thematic continuities and ruptures -- Postcolonial cliches -- Memory and reconciliation -- Styles and strategies -- Economic perspectives -- Conclusion
Summary Contemporary African Cinema identifies critical questions brought about by the evolution of the African cinema through a personal and passionate lens, rendering this book an indispensable sum of thought that challenges preconceived ideas and enriches an approach to cinema as a critical art
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Motion pictures -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609174976 (electronic bk.)
9781609174972 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Cinémas d'Afrique des années 2000. English