Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2011

256 Pages | 30 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719083365

Bookseller Code (06)


Postnationalist African Cinemas

Alexie Tcheuyap

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First to address new transformations in contemporary African filmmaking from the 1990s onwards Offers a new theoretical framework within which to situate criticism of African film
  • Makes a very compelling case for a new departure in African film criticism, in which questions of genre (addressed for the first time), style, and aesthetics are given more prominence than in any previous scholarly publication
  • Interrogates the limits of cultural nationalism and offers crucial perspectives for the redefinition of film scholarship
  • Addresses African films within a context of globalization and commodification that have transformed cinematic practices

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