By Josef Gugler
In African movie: Re-imagining a Continent, Josef Gugler presents an creation to African cinema via an research of 15 movies made by means of African filmmakers. those administrators got down to re-image Africa; their movies supply Western audience the chance to re-imagine the continent and its humans. As some degree of comparability, extra motion pictures on Africa—one from Hollywood, the opposite from apartheid South Africa—serve to focus on African directors’ altogether varied views.
Gugler’s interpretation considers the monetary and technical problems of African movie creation, the meant audiences in Africa and the West, the limitations on distribution, and the severe reception of the flicks.
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Michelangelo Antonioni. .. .. .21
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Peter Brook. .. .. .51
Luis Bunuel. .. .. .65
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George Cukor. .. .. .92
Clive Donner. .. .. .127
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Federico Fellini. .. .. .175
John Ford. .. .. .193
Jean-Luc Goddard. .. .. .202
Howard Hawks. .. .. .228
Alfred Hitchcock. .. .. .241
John Huston. .. .. .253
Buster Keaton. .. .. .274
Akira Kurosawa. .. .. .287
Fritz Lang. .. .. .309
David Lean. .. .. .316
Joseph Losey and Nicholas Ray. .. .. .322
Ernst Lubitsch. .. .. .335
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Max Ophuls. .. .. .350
Pier Paolo Pasolini. .. .. .366
Sam Peckinpah. .. .. .371
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Satyajit Ray. .. .. .413
Jean Renoir. .. .. .419
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Roberto Rossellini. .. .. .474
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Erich von Stroheim. .. .. .500
Preston Sturges. .. .. .511
Francois Truffaut. .. .. .520
Orson Welles. .. .. .528
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