Bibliographic Details

African cinema and human rights / edited by Mette Hjort and Eva Jørholt.

Imprint Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2019]
Description 1 online resource ( x, 314 pages.)
Language English
Series Studies in the cinema of the black diaspora
Studies in the cinema of the Black diaspora.
Subject Human rights in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- Africa -- History and criticism.
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
Documentary films.
Human rights in motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
Format E-Resource, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Hjort, Mette, editor.
Jørholt, Eva, 1957- editor.
ISBN 9780253039460
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form Print version: African cinema and human rights Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2019 9780253039422
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.