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South Africa's renegade reels : the making and public lives of black-centered films

Author: Litheko Modisane
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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A study of South African cinema with a critical eye to its complexity not only as a signifying system, but also as a cultural product with a public life. South Africa's Renegade Reels seeks to understand the way certain films take on exemplary/iconic status in a country like South Africa where the historical production of film has been minimal, and in a context of intense political reality. The book lays bare the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Litheko Modisane
ISBN: 9781137027030 1137027037
OCLC Number: 826675753
Notes: Litheko Modisane is a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Cape Town
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Epublication based on: 9781137027023, 2012
Opening Shots From Africa to America and Back Again: Come Back, Africa (1959) Propagandistic Designs, Transggresive Mutations: uDeliwe (1975) Engage Film and the Public Sphere: Mapantsula (1988) Gender in the New Nation: Fools (1998) Orchestration of Debate through Television Drama: Yizo Yizo (1999, 2001) Closing Shots
Description: 1 online resource (242 pages) 6 black and white, illustrations
Contents: Opening Shots From Africa to America and Back Again: Come Back, Africa (1959) Propagandistic Designs, Transggresive Mutations: uDeliwe (1975) Engage Film and the Public Sphere: Mapantsula (1988) Gender in the New Nation: Fools (1998) Orchestration of Debate through Television Drama: Yizo Yizo (1999, 2001) Closing Shots

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