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Nka (1995) 1995 (3): 46–49.
Published: 01 November 1995
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Nka (1998) 1998 (9): 58–61.
Published: 01 November 1998
... trend that have conferences dedicated solely to convened a conference on African Film and Video in Gainesville, Florida. African cinema. In the pastyou had African cin• Author of the highly praised Redefining Black Film (University of California...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 74–81.
Published: 01 May 2007
... IN AFRICAN CINEMA Souleymane Cisse, Film still from Yeelen, 1987 74* Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art s I recently paged through a voluminous body languages of the characters...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 82–89.
Published: 01 May 2007
... culture has tended to negotiate captured the entire incident on film as it unfolded the history of visuality and violence with strategies as if to substantiate Haile Gerima's claim that of embrace rather than refusal of violence as an African American cinema "must be umbilically aesthetic...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Sheila Petty Contemporary African filmmakers are transforming African cinema as they move beyond the social realist aesthetic directives of independence times to explore the struggles and triumphs of Africans living in globalized contexts. In particular, documentary filmmaking stresses...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 164–182.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to compile a prototype portfolio to appeal to handsome and graceful actors who needed similar shots to present to film directors in order to enter the world of cinema. In fact, a few years later, many actors just starting out such as Rushdy Abaza, Omar Sharif, and others visited him in the early 1950s...
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Nka (1996) 1996 (5): 17–19.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Elizabeth Mermin Copyright © 1996 Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art 1996 African cinema has been around for forty between Sembene and Mambety is along cold...
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Nka (1997) 1997 (6-7): 50–53.
Published: 01 May 1997
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Nka (1999) 1999 (10): 35–37.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of filmmaking in Africa go beyond his unprecedented third-term as Secretary General of the Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers, Fepaci. to include the remarkable efforts he has made toward establishing Burkina Faso as a veritable hub of African cinema. As a director...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 62–71.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the arrogance and false conscious- scribed to when I began writing about black inde- ness there. Nevertheless, the issues and principles pendent cinema. But the irony is that almost before underlying Black Arts and Black Aesthetics must the ink was dry on her essay, three black women remain open, subject...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 54–61.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Manuela Ribeiro Sanches Representations of Africa tend to reproduce old stereotypes, adapted to recent trends but ultimately reproducing, even in postcolonial times, a largely negative and monolithic image of a diverse continent. The same can be said of cinema. A more or less consensual approach...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 184–191.
Published: 01 November 2021
... world during the last century is Youssef Chahine’s Alexandria, Again and Forever (1990). This critically acclaimed film is a rich example of Arab cinema that celebrates non-normative personal identity while simultaneously rethinking traditional notions of nation under colonial rule. This third...
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Nka (2015) 2015 (36): 116–117.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Ahmed Bedjaoui Filmmaker Djamila Sahraoui is a product of the feminization of Algerian cinema that became dominant in the last decade of the twentieth century. More than thirty years since novelist Assia Djebar came onto the scene with her feminist stance, Algerian women are finally rendering...
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Nka (2010) 2010 (27): 22–27.
Published: 01 November 2010
... postproduction on the film, on April 11, 2004, Sembène graciously granted Samba Gadjigo this interview in Rabat, Morocco. Their conversation covers diverse issues such as women in Africa, the role and responsibility of the artist, art and pleasure, cinema and political activism, and Africa and globalization...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (28): 48–57.
Published: 01 May 2011
... revisiting the modernist avant-garde and the early years of cinema. These interests are brought together in his designs for Shostakovich’s opera The Nose , at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Kentridge began in the theater and is now returning to it more often; how is theatricalization changing the nature...
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Nka (2014) 2014 (34): 80–89.
Published: 01 May 2014
... of departure. The act of collecting can be interpreted as a deep structural expression in Gates’s Dorchester Projects and Black Cinema House, which involve various modes of collecting and collectivizing. Such activities may expose “soft collectivities,” which are informally construed, highly representational...
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Nka (2023) 2023 (53): 56–63.
Published: 01 November 2023
...Leena Habiballa This essay journeys through the silent dialogues and intimacies in Ibrahim Shaddad’s vivid cinematic oeuvre that render him a genre unto himself and a distinctive presence in Sudanese and African cinema. Much of Shaddad’s experimental work deals with the death of the psychic...
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Nka (2013) 2013 (32): 62–69.
Published: 01 May 2013
... States.6 Even if it protested France’s political thriller.”8 The dominant discourse is most policy of not paying its former soldiers, Days of articulately summed up by Thierry Méranger in Glory is a straightforward, didactic, and pedagogi- Cahiers du cinéma: “Ce parcours hyper- didactique cal lm...
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Nka (2004) 2004 (19): 56–59.
Published: 01 May 2004
... as a welcome alterna• in Cannes. tive to studies in France, the former oppressor. Dramane felt an The film explores the impossible love between a Russian girl irrepressible urge to leave and applied for Cinema Studies...
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Nka (2007) 2007 (21): 60–67.
Published: 01 May 2007
... imacy. In less than twenty years, though, the vide• youth from different African countries were ofilm has all but changed the discourse of global sequestered in the purpose-built Big Brother Africa cinema. Only the most enchanted American jour• house in South Africa for 106 days...