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African video movies and global desires : a Ghanaian history

Autore: Carmela Garritano
Editore: Athens : Ohio University Press, [2013]
Serie: Research in international studies., Africa series ;, no. 91.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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African Video Movies and Global Desires is the first full-length scholarly study of Ghana's commercial video industry, an industry that has produced thousands of movies over the last twenty years and has grown into an influential source of cultural production. Produced and consumed under circumstances of dire shortage and scarcity, African video movies narrate the desires and anxieties created by Africa's
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Tipo materiale: Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Carmela Garritano
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Numero OCLC: 821066970
Descrizione: xii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction: African popular videos as global cultural forms --
Mapping the modern: the Gold Coast film unit and the Ghana film industry corporation --
Work, women, and worldly wealth: global video culture and the early years of local video production --
Professional movies and their global aspirations: the second wave of video production in Ghana --
Tourism and trafficking: views from abroad in the transnational travel movie --
Transcultural encounters and local imaginaries: Nollywood and the Ghanaian movie industry in the twenty-first century --
Conclusion.
Titolo della serie: Research in international studies., Africa series ;, no. 91.
Responsabilità: Carmela Garritano.
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