restricted access   Volume 6, Number 1, Fall 2014 (New Series)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Notes

pp. 1-3

Call for Close-Up Submissions: Django Unchained

p. 4


Cinema as Political Activism: Contemporary Meanings in The Spook Who Sat by the Door

pp. 5-33

Charles Burnett’s Dialogic Aesthetics: My Brother’s Wedding as a Bridge between Killer of Sheep and To Sleep with Anger

pp. 34-56

Special Feature

Conversations with Ava DuVernay: “A Call to Action”: Organizing Principles of an Activist Cinematic Practice

pp. 57-91

Close-Up: Postcolonial Filmmaking in French-speaking Countries

Introduction: Postcolonial Migration Stories on Screen

pp. 92-95

The Algerian War: Memory through Cinema

pp. 96-107

Looking Elsewhere to Film and Capture Life: Transnational Journeys, Nomadism, and Cultural Métissage in Tony Gatlif’s Cinema

pp. 108-123

Farida Benlyazid and Juanita Narboni: Two Women from Tangier

pp. 124-138

Rethinking the Diaspora through the Legacy of Slavery in Rachid Bouchareb’s Little Senegal

pp. 139-153

Cassava Westerns: Ways of Watching Abderrahmane Sissako

pp. 154-177

How to Get to Barcelona or Die Trying: Postcolonial Poverty and Migration in Moussa Touré’s La Pirogue

pp. 178-192

Close-Up Gallery

Women on the Algerian Art Scene: Interrogating the Postcolonial Gaze through Documentary and Video Art

pp. 193-214

Africultures Dossier

“We need to think again from the beginning!”: Interview with Erez Pery about Sderot, Last Exit, and the School of Sound and Screen Arts at Sappir College, Israel

pp. 215-219

Sderot, seconde classe / Sderot, Last Exit by Osvalde Lewat (review)

pp. 219-220

Ici on noie les Algériens: 17 Octobre 1961 / Here We Drown Algerians: October 17, 1961 by Yasmina Adi (review)

pp. 220-222

Sur la planche / On the Edge by Leïla Kilani (review)

pp. 223-224

Book Reviews

The Films of Ousmane Sembène: Discourse, Politics, and Culture by Amadou Fofana (review)

pp. 225-228

Hip Hop Africa: New African Music in a Globalizing World ed. by Eric Charry (review)

pp. 228-231

Archival News

News from the Black Film Center/Archive

pp. 232-235

Professional Notes and Research Sources

p. 236

Notes on Contributors

pp. 237-240

Call for Submissions

pp. 241-242