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[Commlist] Journal of African Cinemas 11.3 published

Mon Mar 16 11:47:59 GMT 2020

Intellect is pleased to announce that /Journal of African Cinemas/ 11.3 is out now!

Special Issue: ‘The Cinematic City: Desire, Form and the African Urban’ guest edited by Danai S. Mupotsa, Polo B. Moji and Natasha Himmelman

For more information about the journal and special issue, click here >> <>

*Aims & Scope*

The Journal of African Cinemasis a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that explores the interactions of visual and verbal narratives in African film. It recognizes the shifting paradigms that have defined and continue to define African cinemas. Identity and perception are interrogated in relation to their positions within diverse African film languages.


*Issue 11.3*


The cinematic city: Desire, form and the African urban <>

Danai S. Mupotsa, Polo B. Moji and Natasha Himmelman


Hyenas/hustlers: An Afrosur/realist reading of /Touki Bouki /(1973) <>

Polo B. Moji

Melancholy freedom: Movement and stasis in Sibs Shongwe-La Mer’s /Necktie Youth/ (2015) <>

Timothy Wright

‘Maisha yetu ya kila siku kama vile movie’: Fantasy, desire and urban space in Tanzanian music videos <>

David Kerr

Listening and hearing Carmen: Sonic cartographies of struggle in /U-Carmen eKhayelitsha/ (2005) <>

Natasha Himmelman

Filming the invisible: Rubrics of ordinary life in /Stories of Our Lives/ (2014) <>

Eddie Ombagi

The casebre on the sand: Reflections on Luanda’s excepted citizenship through the cinematography of Maria João Ganga’s /Na Cidade Vazia/ (2004) <>

Addamms Mututa

Dark and gritty/slick and glossy: Genre, Nollywood and Lagos <>

Connor Ryan

Fragile feeling <>

Danai S Mupot

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