Cinemas of the Black Diaspora: Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality

Cinemas of the Black Diaspora: Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality

by Abid Med Hondo, Wayne State University Press
     
 

This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.See more details below

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This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814325889
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
522
Sales rank:
1,151,474
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Framing the "Black" in Black Diasporic Cinemas1
Culture and National Identity25
A No-Theory Theory Of Contemporary Black Cinema40
Dialogic Modes of Representing Africa(s): Womanist Film56
Towards a Critical Theory of Third World Films70
The Artist as the Leader of the Revolution: The History of the Federation Panafricaine des Cineastes95
A Cinema Fighting for Its Liberation111
Sembene, A Griot of Modern Times118
[South Africa] Independent Cinema129
A Mirage in the Desert?: African Women Directors at FESPACO145
Black African Cinema in the Eighties153
Toward an African Cinema167
Portuguese African Cinema: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, 1969 to 1993181
New Developments in Black African Cinema204
Shape and Shaping of Caribbean Cinema241
On Adapting a West Indian Classic to the Cinema: The Implications of Success266
Sergio Giral on Filmmaking in Cuba: An Interview274
Samba, Candomble, Quilombo: Black Performance and Brazilian Cinema281
Black Filmmaking in Britain's Workshop Section305
The Films of Isaac Julien: Look Back and Talk Black318
The Cinema of Exile339
Producing African Cinema in Paris: An Interview with Andree Daventure346
[Black Film as Genre] Definitions357
Images of Blacks in Black Independent Films: A Brief Survey365
Making Daughters of the Dust376
William Greaves, Documentary Filmmaking, and the African-American Experience389
Black American Cinema: The New Realism405
The Paradox of Black Independent Cinema431
Which Way the Black Film Movement?442
The Future of Black Film: The Debate Continues449
The Future of Black Film: The Debate Continues455
Resolutions of the Third World Film-makers Meeting, Algiers, December 5-14, 1973463
Seminar on "The Role of the African Film-Maker in Rousing an Awareness of Black Civilization," Ouagadougou, April 8-13, 1974473
Niamey Manifesto of African Film Makers, March 1-4, 1982498
FeCAViP Manifesto (1990)503
Select Bibliography505
Contributors509
Index513

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