Highlighting the challenges faced by a nascent national cinema with limited resources, Passion of the Reelprovides an in-depth analysis of the output of the Cameroonian film industry. Jean-Olivier Tchouaffe shows that, far from an empty receptacle for colonial legacies, Cameroon - and Africa - must move beyond their colonial legacies to focus on indigenous productions of meaning informed by traditional wisdom and ordinary Cameroonian life experience. Tchouaffe's analysis sets the stage for a film-driven exploration of postcolonialism, social construction, and modernization
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|Size: ||6.4 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781783205646 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|