Contemporary Cinema of Africa and the Diaspora

Published: July 25, 2022

Film studies book, analyzing art house films from the African continent and the African diaspora, this book showcases a new generation of auteurs with African origins from political, aesthetic, and spectatorship perspectives. 

  • Focuses on art house cinema and discusses commercial African cinema
  • Enlarges our understanding of African film to include thematic and aesthetic influence
  • Highlights aesthetic and political aspects including racial identity, women’s issues, and diaspora
  • Heavily illustrated with over 90 film stills
  • Features selected stills integral to the filmic analysis in full color
  • Moves beyond Western-oriented analytical paradigms.

More information available on the publisher’s website.