restricted access   Volume 7, Number 2, Spring 2016 (New Series)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Notes

pp. 1-2

Errata for 7.1

p. 2

Call for Close-Up Submissions

Hip-hop Cinema

pp. 3-4

Selma: The Historical Record and the American Imaginary

pp. 5-6

Filming the Fall: Plurality, Social Change, and Innovation in Contemporary Senegalese Cinema

pp. 7-8

Beyoncé: Media and Cultural Icon

pp. 9-10


Nelson Pereira dos Santos on Who Is Beta?: and Such Other Dauntingly Brazilian Maladies

pp. 11-36

Close-Up I: Django Unchained

Introduction: Django Unchained—Disrupting Classical Hollywood Historical Realism?

pp. 37-44

“To Be Actually Honest”: An Interview with Reginald Hudlin, Writer, Producer, Director, and Executive

pp. 45-61

Django Unchained: A Black-Centered Superhero and Unchained Audiences

pp. 62-72

Breaking the Chains of Science: The Rhetoric of Empirical Racism in Django Unchained

pp. 73-78

Is Quentin Tarantino Calvin Candie?: The Essence of Exploitation in Django Unchained

pp. 79-87

Film’s Political Economy and Django Unchained

pp. 88-93

Close-Up II: the Marginalization of African Media Studies

Introduction: Teaching African Media in the Global Academy

pp. 94-124

African Media Studies and Marginality at the Center

pp. 125-139

African Screen Media Studies: Immediacy, Modernization, and Informal Forms

pp. 140-158

On the Matter of Fiction: An Approach to the Marginalization of African Film Studies in the Global Academy

pp. 159-173

Studying Media “from” the South: African Media Studies and Global Perspectives

pp. 174-193

African Women in Cinema Dossier

An Evolution in Nollywood, Nigeria’s New Wave: A Conversation with Chris Eneaji

pp. 194-216

Africultures Dossier

Teaching African Women in Cinema: Part Two

pp. 217-233

Cannes 2015: Where Is Africa?

pp. 234-239

Film Review

Meurtre à Pacot / Murder in Pacot by Raoul Peck (review)

pp. 240-242

Book Review

Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era by Ellen C. Scott (review)

pp. 243-245

Archival Spotlight

pp. 246-249

Archival News

pp. 250-254

Professional Notes and Research Sources

pp. 255-256