Arts: Film Directors and Film Stars: Sub-Saharan Africa
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Background

The notion of African women in cinema in Islamic cultures takes into account the social, political, and cultural structures and histories of Africa south of the Sahara. It is viewed within the particular conventions of cinematic practices emerging in Africa since the start of an African cinema tradition. When reading African women in cinema through a lens of Islamic cul…

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Ellerson, Beti, “Arts: Film Directors and Film Stars: Sub-Saharan Africa”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 16 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0290d>
First published online: 2009



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