University of Texas at Austin
Great post, Brian! Indeed,Great post, Brian! Indeed, this is a Nollywood's version of Robin Hood, a testimony that it had become a global fantasy shared by all the downtrodden of the world. This could be another example of the death of ideology when even the most exploited ar ...
Ibrahim, Thanks you for yourIbrahim, Thanks you for your insightful comment. Do not you think, however, that Sissako is shooting for something entirely different which is putting forth the argument that the African people might be hegemonize by their dictators but they are not in no ...
But when you compare “LaBut when you compare “La Noire De” with others films such as, M’weze’s Pieces d’Identites, Gerima’s “Sankofa” or Youssou N’dour’s “retour a Goree”, with their unified messages that “you can always go back home,” I am left wondering what Diouana is telling ...
Re: Generational Clashes in the Retold Epic Story of “Keita! The Heritage of the Griot” (1995) by Dani Kouyaté
Kouyate’s film is veryKouyate’s film is very powerful also because it demonstrates how school curriculum, in many places in Africa, serves as a decoy to enforce an articificial distinction and perpetual miscomprehension between the so-called “Civilized Africans” and “The Villa ...