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African Initiatives

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on post-independence filmmaking in four adjoining areas astride the Sahara: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and the fourteen independent states in francophone West Africa south of the ... More


The African Experience

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with a discussion of filmmaking in Africa by Africans as a fundamentally postcolonial activity and experience. This is most evident in the in the two contiguous but variously ... More


The French Connection

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Filmmaking south of the Sahara has long been a matter of concern for the French government. As a result, although we are dealing with films that often have a distinctly anti-colonial edge and a clear ... More


Individual Struggle

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses African filmmaking in the 1980s and 1990s. The African filmmakers of the 1960s and early 1970s were largely concerned — after the long period of colonisation — to show Africa ... More


African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Roy Armes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is a study linking filmmaking in the Maghreb (Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia) with that in francophone West Africa and examining the factors (including Islam and the involvement of African ... More


Experimental Narratives

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The inherent social, political, economic, and cultural contradictions of postcolonial Africa have prompted some filmmakers to escape the everyday and find a new starting point for their work. From ... More


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