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African cinema and human rights

Author: Mette Hjort; Eva Jørholt
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2019]
Series: Studies in the cinema of the Black diaspora.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African Cinema and Human Rights is an interdisciplinary look at the role of moving images in human rights struggles through the lens of African cinema.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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African cinema and human rights.
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018049708
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mette Hjort; Eva Jørholt
ISBN: 9780253039460 0253039460 9780253039446 0253039444
OCLC Number: 1074138959
Description: 1 online resource (x, 314 pages)
Contents: Filmmaking on the African continent: on the centrality of human rights thinking / Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt --
Perspectives. Human rights, Africa, and film: a cautionary tale / Mark Gibney --
African cinema: perspective correction / Rod Stoneman --
Africa's gift to the world: an interview with Gaston Kaboré / Rod Stoneman --
Toward new African languages of protest: African documentary films and human rights / Alessandro Jedlowski --
Challenging perspectives: an interview with Jean-Marie Teno / Melissa Thackway --
In defense of human rights filmmaking: a response to the skeptics, based on Kenyan examples / Mette Hjort --
The Zanzibar International Film Festival and its children panorama: using films to socialize human rights into the educational sector and a wider public sphere / Martin Mhando --
Cases. Ousmane Sembène's Moolaadé: peoples' rights vs human rights / Samba Gadjigo --
Haile Gerima's Harvest: 3000 years in the context of an evolving language of human rights / Ashish Rajadhyaksha --
Abducted twice? Difret (2015) and Schoolgirl killer (1999) / Tim Bergfelder --
Timbuktu and "l'homme de haine" / Kenneth Harrow --
Beats of the Antonov: a counter-narrative of endurance and survival / N. Frank Ukadike --
Human rights issues in the Nigerian films October 1 and Black November / Osakue Stevenson Omoera --
The anti-ecstasy of human rights: a foray into queer cinema on "homophobic Africa" / John Erni --
Refugees from globalization: "clandestine" African migration to Europe in a human (rights) perspective / Eva Jørholt.
Series Title: Studies in the cinema of the Black diaspora.
Responsibility: edited by Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt.

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