Curating Africa in the Age of Film Festivals

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Springer, Mar 11, 2015 - Social Science - 270 pages
Tracing the history of Africa's relationship to film festivals and exploring the festivals' impact on the various types of people who attend festivals (the festival experts, the ordinary festival audiences, and the filmmakers), Dovey reveals what turns something called a "festival" into a "festival experience" for these groups.

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List of Illustrations
Film Festivals andin Theory
Early Curatorial Practices European Colonialism and the Rise of Alist Film
AfriCannes? African Film and Filmmakers at the Worlds Most Prestigious Film
Where is Africa? at the 2010 International Film Festival of Rotterdam
Curating African Audiences for African Films
African Film Festivals Outside of Africa
The Rise of International Film Festivals in Africa
Festive Excitement and Dissensus Communis in Action at Two Film Festivals
African Film Festivals Outside of Africa
Black Film Festivals

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About the author (2015)

Lindiwe Dovey is Senior Lecturer in African Film and Performance Arts at the University of London, UK.