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The Beautiful Fantasy: Imaginary Representations of Football in West African Cinema

Vlad Dima

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter first intends to explain the socio-political importance of football in West Africa (and its connections with Europe) as made evident by filmic representations. Second, it aims to ... More


Globalisation, Cinéma-monde and the Work of Abderrahmane Sissako

Dayna Oscherwitz

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares and contrasts Abderrahmane Sissako’s better-known films with the English-language novels of the Afropolitanism movement, whose African-born characters all share a familiarity ... More


Youth and Média-engagé: Is This West Africa’s Heterolinguistic Cinéma-monde?

Carina Yervasi

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates the heterolinguistic cinema of West Africa. Focusing on what the author designates as média-engagé, a collection of politically-engaged documentaries, videos and reportages ... More


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