restricted access   Volume 7, Number 1, Fall 2015 (New Series)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Notes

pp. 1-2


Phyllis Klotman (1924–2015): A Memorial Tribute

pp. 7-16

The Local Film Sensation in Ethiopia: Aesthetic Comparisons with African Cinema and Alternative Experiences

pp. 17-41

Black and Cuba: Liberation, African American Studies, and the Tools of Third Cinema

pp. 42-59


“I Just Wanted My Figures to Move”: The Filmmaking Practice of Mike Henderson

pp. 60-90


Making Art, Making Life: The Paintings of Mike Henderson

pp. 91-109

Close-Up: Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination


pp. 110-114

The Brown Bag of Miscellany”: Zora Neale Hurston and the Practice of Overexposure

pp. 115-133

Social Death and Narrative Aporia in 12 Years a Slave

pp. 134-149

Tip Toes and River Rolls: Overhearing Enslavement

pp. 150-161

Reinventing Capacity: Black Femininity’s Lyrical Surplus, and the Cinematic Limits of 12 Years a Slave

pp. 162-178

Bastard Allegories: Black British Independent Cinema

pp. 179-198

Blackness and Legend

pp. 199-217

On the Chronopolitics of Black Social Life; or, How Mister Winfield “Sends Go”

pp. 218-237

Africultures Dossier

FESPACO 2015: After the Transition, What Next?

pp. 238-250

African Women in Cinema Dossier

Teaching African Women in Cinema, Part One

pp. 251-261


Statement by African Women Professionals of Cinema, Television and Video, presented at FEPACI (Fédération panafricaine des cinéastes), Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 1991

pp. 262-264

Book Reviews

Richard E. Norman and Race Filmmaking by Barbara Tepa Lupack (review)

pp. 265-267

The Black Irish Onscreen: Representing Black and Mixed-Race Identities on Irish Film and Television by Zélie Asava (review)

pp. 267-270

The Subject of Film and Race: Retheorizing Politics, Ideology, and Cinema by Gerald Sim (review)

pp. 270-272

Archival Spotlight

The Baraka Film Archive: The Lost, Unmade, and Unseen Film Work of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka

pp. 273-287

Archival News

pp. 288-292

Professional Notes and Research Sources

pp. 293-294