Guide to African Cinema, 1st Edition

  • Sharon A. Russell
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  • ISBN-10: 1567509118
  • ISBN-13: 9781567509113
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 183 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1998 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1998

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Overview

Intended as a guide to the filmmakers and films of the African cinema. Provides the framework for understanding the history and development of African film with respect to its situation in world cinema.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Reference Guides to the World's Cinema.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Frontispiece.
Introduction.
Guide to African Film.
Abou Seif, Salah (Cairo, Egypt, 1915).
Afrique, je te plumerai/ Africa, I Will Fleece You (1992: Jean-Marie Teno, Cameroon).
Allah Tantou / A la grâce de Dieu / God's Will (1991: David Achkar, Guinea/France).
Angano … Angano … / Tales from Madagascar (1989: Cesar Paes, Madagascar/ France).
Ansah, Kwaw Paintsil (Agona Swedru, Ghana, 1941).
Balogun, Ola (Aba, Nigeria, 1945).
La Battaglia de Algeria/ The Battle of Algiers (1966: Gillo Pontecorvo).
Bouamari, Mohamed (Sétif, Algeria, 1941).
Camp de Thiaroye/ Camp Thiaroye (1988: Ousmane Sembene* and Thierno Faty Sow, Senegal).
Ça Twiste à Poponguine/ Rocking Popenguine (1993: Moussa Sene Absa, Senegal).
Ceddo (1976: Ousmane Sembene,* Senegal).
Chahine, Yusuf (Alexandria, Egypt, 1926).
Cisse, Souleymane Oumar (Bamako, Mali 1940).
Emitai/ Dieu du tonnerre/ God of Thunder (1971: Ousmane Sembene,* Senegal).
Everyone's Child (1996: Tsitsi Dangarembga, Zimbabwe).
Faye, Safi (Dakar, Senegal, 1943).
Femmes Aux Yeux Ouverts/ Women with Open Eyes (1994: Anne-Laure Folly, Togo).
Finzan/ A Dance for the Heroes (1990: Cheick Oumar Sissoko, Mali).
Gerima, Haile (Gondar, Ethiopia, 1946).
Gito L'Ingrat/ Gito the Ungrateful (1993: Leonce Ngabo, Burundi).
Le Grand Blanc de Lambaréné/ The Great White Man of Lambaréné (1995: Bassek ba Kobhio, Cameroon/France).
Guelwaar (1992: Ousmane Sembene*, Senegal).
Guimba un Tyran, Une Époque/ Guimba a Tyrant in His Time (1995: Cheick Oumar Sissoko, Mali).
Hondo, Med (Abid Mohamed Medoun Hondo, Atar, Mauritania, 1936).
Hyènes/ Hyenas (1992: Djibril Diop Mambety,* Senegal).
In a Time of Violence (1994: Brian Tilley, South Africa).
Jit (1990: Michael Raeburn, Zimbabwe).
Kaboré, Jean-Marie Gaston (Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, 1951).
Keïta: Le Héritage du Griot/ The Heritage of the Griot (1995: Dani Kouyaté, Burkina Faso).
Lakhdar-Hamina, Mohamed (M'sila, Algeria, 1934).
Lumumba: La Mort du Prophète/ Lumumba: Death of a Prophet (1992: Raoul Peck, France/Germany/Switzerland).
Mambety, Djibril Diop (Dakar, Senegal, 1945).
Neria (1992: Godwin Mawuru, Zimbabwe).
La Noire de … / Black Girl (1966: Ousmane Sembene,* Senegal).
Ouedraogo, Idrissa (Banfora, Burkina Faso, 1954).
Quartier Mozart (1992: Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Cameroon).
Rachedi, Ahmed (Tebessa, Algeria, 1938).
Remparts de Argile/ Ramparts of Clay (1970: Jean-Louis Bertucelli).
Saaraba/ Utopia (1988: Amadou Seck, Senegal).
Sambizanga (1972: Sarah Maldoror, Angola).
Sango Malo/ The Village Teacher (1991: Bassek ba Kobhio, Cameroon).
Sembene, Ousmane (Ziguinchor, Senegal, 1923).
The Silences of the Palace/ Les Silences du Palais/ Çoumt al-Quçour (1994: Moufida Tlatli, Tunisia).
Ta Dona/ Fire! (1991: Adama Drabo, Mali).
Three Tales from Senegal (Le Franc, 1994, Djibril Diop Mambety*; Picc Mi/ Little Bird, 1992, Mansour Sora Wade; Fary L'Anesse/ Fary the Donkey, 1989, Mansour Sora Wade; Senegal).
Tilaï/ A Question of Honor (1990: Idrissa Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso).
Touki Bouki/ Le Voyage de L'hyène/ The Journey of the Hyena (1973: Djibril Diop Mambety,* Senegal).
Udju Azul di Yonta/ The Blue Eyes of Yonta (1991: Flora Gomes, Guinea-Bissau).
La Vie Est Belle/ Life Is Rosy (1987: Ngangura Mweze and Bernard Lamy, Zaïre/ Belgium).
Vieyra, Paulin Soumanou (Porto Novo, Benin, 1925–87).
Visages des Femmes/ Faces of Women (1985: Désiré Ecaré, Ivory Coast).
Wend Kuuni/ God's Gift (1982: Jean-Marie Gaston Kaboré*, Burkina Faso).
A World of Strangers/ Dilemma (1962: Henning Carlsen, South Africa).
Xala/L'impuissance Temporaire/ The Curse (1974: Ousmane Sembene,* Senegal).
Yeelen/ Brightness (1987: Souleymane Oumar Cissé,* Mali).
Zan Boko/ Homeland (1988: Jean-Marie Gaston Kaboré*, Burkina Faso).
Distributors.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.