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Volume 5, Number 2, Spring 2014 (New Series)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Notes

pp. 1-2

Call for Close-Up Submissions

Fugitivity and the Filmic Imagination

pp. 3-4


Exile and the “Burden of Representation”: Trends in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Francophone African Filmmaking

pp. 5-20

Passing Films and the Illusion of Racial Equality

pp. 21-43

Close-Up: Nollywood - A Worldly Creative Practice

Introduction: Nollywood—An Archive of African Worldliness

pp. 44-52

“New Nollywood”: Kunle Afolayan

pp. 53-73

Evolving Nollywood Templates for Minor Transnational Film

pp. 74-94

From Yorùbá to YouTube: Studying Nollywood’s Star System

pp. 95-115

Nollywood: Outline of a Trans-ethnic Practice

pp. 116-133

Elmina: Obroni Art or Popular Melodrama?

pp. 134-150

World Cinema versus Subjectivity: How to Read Tunde Kelani’s Abeni

pp. 151-167

Nollywood and the Limits of Informality: A Conversation with Tunde Kelani, Bond Emeruwa, and Emem Isong

pp. 168-185

Africultures Dossier

“Homosexuality Is Not Un–African; What Is Un–African Is Homophobia”: An Interview with Wanuri Kahiu on Jambula Tree

pp. 186-190

Interrelated Worlds: The Africultures Manifesto

pp. 191-194

Book Reviews

Hollywood’s Africa after 1994 ed. by MaryEllen Higgins (review)

pp. 195-197

Black Power TV by Devorah Heitner (review)

pp. 197-200

Film Review

Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years, 1984–1992 by Dagmar Schultz (review)

pp. 201-203

Archival Spotlight

Making Virginia Durr Less Blue: Preserving Eyes on the Prize

pp. 204-212

News from the Black Film Center/Archive

pp. 213-215

Professional Notes and Research Resources

pp. 216-218

Notes on Contributors

pp. 219-222