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

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

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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: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 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: #450,240 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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.
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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.

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 16, 1997
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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
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