• List Price: $21.95
  • Save: $1.10 (5%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In stock but may require an extra 1-2 days to process.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
Gift-wrap available.
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Solid used copy with visible wear. May be former library book. FREE SHIPPING w/AMAZON PRIME!
Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

African Cinema: Politics and Culture (Blacks in the Diaspora) Paperback – April 22, 1992

ISBN-13: 978-0253207074 ISBN-10: 025320707X

Buy New
Price: $20.85
26 New from $16.17 42 Used from $1.55 2 Collectible from $29.00
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
$16.17 $1.55

Frequently Bought Together

African Cinema: Politics and Culture (Blacks in the Diaspora) + Africa Shoots Back: Alternative Perspectives in Sub-Saharan Francophone African Film + We Won't Budge: An African Exile in the World
Price for all three: $60.41

Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now

Product Details

  • Series: Blacks in the Diaspora
  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press (April 22, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 025320707X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0253207074
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #444,388 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

Film production in Africa has a complex background. A mere listing of films made by Africans, although helpful, would not clarify the structural and political issues.
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

MANTHIA DIAWARA is Professor of English and Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Black Literature and Culture at the University of Pennsylvania.

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 16, 1997
Format: Paperback
This book contains valuable information on the history of African film from colonial times to the present. It explains why film production in Africa is what it is today, from region to region. This is mainly a book on African film history, so reviews of films are not emphasized
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?