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A Call to action : the films of Ousmane Sembene

Author: Sheila Petty
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seven scholars explore Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene's notion of a new Africa by examining the central issues of change, cultural alienation, and economic dependence.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ousmane Sembène; Ousmane Sembène; Ousmane Sembène; Ousmane Sembène
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Petty
ISBN: 0275958019 9780275958015 0313302790 9780313302794
OCLC Number: 34996192
Description: 186 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Sheila Petty --
The context of the African filmmaker / Roy Armes --
Nation, inter-nation and narration in Ousmane Sembene's films / Philip Rosen --
Orality in the films of Ousmane Sembene / Sada Niang --
Towards a changing Africa: women's roles in the films of Ousmane Sembene / Sheila Petty --
Ontological discourse in Ousmane Sembene's cinema / Frederick Ivor Case --
The creation of an African film aesthetic/language for representing African realities / Nwachukwu Frank Ukadike --
Language use and representation of the Senegalese subject in the written work of Ousmane Sembene / Ann Elizabeth Willey --
Ousmane Sembene: filmography / Edited by Sheila Petty --
Ousmane Sembene: selected bibliography / Edited by Sheila Petty.
Other Titles: Films of Ousmane Sembene
Responsibility: edited by Sheila Petty.

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