African Video Movies and Global Desires

African Video Movies and Global Desires

A Ghanaian History

eBook - 2013
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African Video Movies and Global Desires is the first full-length scholarly study of Ghana's commercial video industry, an industry that has produced thousands of movies over the last twenty years and has grown into an influential source of cultural production. Produced and consumed under circumstances of dire shortage and scarcity, African video movies narrate the desires and anxieties created by Africa's incorporation into the global cultural economy. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research conducted in Ghana over a ten-year period, as well as close readings of a number of individual.
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780896804845
0896804844
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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