African Cinema

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Course Venue:

Lecture Room 75

Arts
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  

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Upper Lecture Theatre

Arts
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  

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Lecture Room 4

Arts
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

  

Course Schedule

10 AM: 
11 AM
11 AM: 
12 PM
4 PM: 
5 PM
2 PM: 
3 PM
6 PM: 
7 PM
7 PM: 
8 PM
2 PM: 
3 PM
3 PM: 
4 PM
3 PM: 
5 PM
5 PM: 
6 PM
Course Code: 
LIT 3105
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 1
Year of Study: 
Year 3
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
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Department: 
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

This course introduces students to the aesthetics of African cinema. The socio-political, historical, economic and aesthetic backgrounds are given to the emergence of this cinema as an alternative to Hollywood and auteur cinemas. The course underlines the aesthetics that make this an alternative cinema. That renowned literary figures like Sembene Ousmane stand tall in the scenery of African cinema only emphasizes the indelible connection between literature and cinema.  

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