African cinema and human rights / edited by Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt.
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, |
1 online resource ( x, 314 pages.)|
Studies in the cinema of the black diaspora|
Studies in the cinema of the Black diaspora.
Human rights in motion pictures. |
Motion pictures -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- Africa -- History and criticism.
PERFORMING ARTS / Reference
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
Human rights in motion pictures.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
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Table of 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.