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Teaching African cinema

Author: Roy Ashbury; Wendy Helsby; Maureen O'Brien; British Film Institute.
Publisher: London : British Film Institute, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides resources for learning about the huge variety of African cinema and its historical, political and social contexts. The accompanying video comprises clips from the feature films "Xala" and "Halfaouine", short films "Borom Sarret", "Certificate of Poverty" and "Denko", documentaries "Camera d'Afrique and "Camera Arabe."
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Short films
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Ashbury; Wendy Helsby; Maureen O'Brien; British Film Institute.
ISBN: 085170560X 9780851705606
OCLC Number: 39959398
Language Note: Text in English; video in French, Wolof, Arabic with English subtitles.
Notes: "Produced in association with the Screen Griots programme which was part of the Africa 95 festival. It is supported by the European Development Fund and was edited by Christine James for BFI Publishing"--Page 4 of cover.
Target Audience: For teachers of "A" level media and film studies.
Description: iv, 124 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm + 1 videocassette (PAL, 116 min. : sound, color ; 1/2 in.)
Other Titles: Xala (Motion picture)
Halfaouine (Motion picture)
Borom sarret (Motion picture)
Certificate of poverty (Motion picture)
Denko (Motion picture)
Camera d'Afrique (Motion picture)
Camera Arabe (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Roy Ashbury, Wendy Helsby and Maureen O'Brien.
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