TITLE

The theoretical construction of African cinema

AUTHOR(S)
Zacks, Stephen A.
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Shows how the misleading issue of authenticity and appropriation operates to the detriment of the theory, practice, and reading of African cinema as a participant in world cinema. Review of V.Y. Mudimbe's theories regarding African philosophy; Use of three theoretical positions in reading African cinematic texts; Difference between Western and African representation.
ACCESSION #
9509184641

 

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