The cinema of apartheid: race and class in South African film

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Smyrna Press, Jan 1, 1988 - Art - 300 pages
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Written from a strong leftist and anti-apartheid viewpoint, this work is interesting, although choppily organized and too limited in scope. Black films, film critics, and various movements in South ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Keyan Tomaselli is Professor and Chair of Culture, Communication and Media Studies at the University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. He is author of numerous papers and books on African cultural and media studies, including The Cinema of Apartheid (1988, Smyrna Press, NY) and Appropriating Images (1996, Smyrna Press, NY). More recently, he co-edited the book Media, Democracy and Renewal in Southern Africa (2001, Smyrna Press, NY). Professor Tomaselli is co-editor of two book series on the African media: Studies on the Southern African Media and Critical Studies on African Media and Culture (published by Intervention Press, Denmark for European distribution and Smyrna Press, NY for U.S. distribution) and is the editor-in-chief of Critical Arts: a journal of south-north cultural and media studies.

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