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Twenty-five Black African filmmakers

a critical study, with filmography and bio-bibliography

by Françoise Pfaff

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Motion pictures -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Bio-bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes filmographies, bibliographies and index.

      StatementFrançoise Pfaff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 P477 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 332 p., [26] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2386059M
      ISBN 100313246955
      LC Control Number87015024

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Black African motion pictures emerged in the s, at the height of the sociopolitical upheavals experienced by many nations in the transition from colonialism to independence. Working mostly with minimal budgets and limited. Françoise Pfaff, a Howard University colleague and the author of the book “Twenty-Five Black African Filmmakers” (), noted that Mr.

Gerima was the first Ethiopian director to. From the proselytizing lantern slides of early Christian missionaries to contemporary films that look at Africa through an African lens, N. Frank Ukadike explores the development of black African cinema.

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African cinema is film production in dates back to the early 20th century, when film reels were the primary cinematic technology in use.

During the colonial era, African life was shown only by the work of white, colonial, Western filmmakers, who depicted blacks in a negative fashion, as exotic "others". There is no one single African cinema; there are differences between North.

Black Girl is considered to be one of the first Sub-Saharan African movies by an African filmmaker to gain international recognition. Following the story of Diouana, a young woman from Dakar, the plot sees her move to France to become a nanny for a wealthy French couple – with time, she realizes that she is no more than a slave to the family.

Forest Steven Whitaker has packaged a king-size talent into his hulking 6' 2", lb. frame. He won an Academy Award for his performance as Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the film The Last King of Scotland (), and has also won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA.

He is the fourth African-American male to. Manthia Diawara (b. ) is a writer, cultural theorist, film director, and scholar from Mali based in the United States.

He is Professor of Comparative Literature and Cinema at New York University, where he also heads the Institute of African American Affairs and the Africana Studies Program.

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Donald Bogle has written several film classics about Black Cinema History so I was anxious Reviews:   His bibliography includes books on 18th-century Black woman poet Phillis Wheatley, African-American history and folklore, and the Norton Anthology of African American Literature.

He has also brought genealogy to a broad audience through his books, lectures, and an award-winning television series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. While African-American film directors like Antoine Fuqua and F.

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This Emmy Award-winning series premiered in and looks at more than just Black history, it explores Black identity and what it means to be an. His critical assessment of work by some black filmmakers such as Spike Lee notes how these films avoid dramatizations of sexism, homophobia, and classism within the black community.

In the area of black commercial film controlled by whites, Reid considers three genres: African-American comedy, black family film, and black action film.

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