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Title Framing Africa [electronic resource] : portrayals of a continent in contemporary mainstream cinema / edited by Nigel Eltringham.

Imprint New York : Berghahn, 2013.


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Description vi, 183 p.
Note Includes filmography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Cinema/chimera? the re-presencing of Africa in twenty-first-century film / Nigel Eltringham -- "Print the legend": myth and reality in The last King of Scotland / Mark Leopold -- Black Hawk down: recasting U.S. military history at Somali expense / Lidwien Kapteijns -- Pharma in Africa: health, corruption and contemporary Kenya in The constant gardener / Daniel Branch -- War in the city, crime in the country: Blood diamond and the representation of violence in the Sierra Leone War / Danny Hoffman -- Showing what cannot be imagined: Shooting dogs and Hotel Rwanda / Nigel Eltringham -- Torture, betrayal and forgiveness: Red dust and the search for truth in post-apartheid South Africa / Annelies Verdoolaege -- Go Amabokoboko! rugby, race, madiba and the Invictus creation myth of a new South Africa / Derek Charles Catsam.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Motion pictures -- Europe -- History -- 21st century.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Africa -- In motion pictures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Eltringham, Nigel.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781782380733 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781782380740 (e-book)

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