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Author Garritano, Carmela, 1968-
Title African video movies and global desires : a Ghanaian history / Carmela Garritano.
Published Athens : Ohio University Press, [2013]
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 Floor3  PN1992.934.G48 G37 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Research in international studies. Africa series ; no. 91.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index.
Contents Introduction: African popular videos as global cultural forms -- Mapping the modern: the Gold Coast film unit and the Ghana film industry corporation -- Work, women, and worldly wealth: global video culture and the early years of local video production -- Professional movies and their global aspirations: the second wave of video production in Ghana -- Tourism and trafficking: views from abroad in the transnational travel movie -- Transcultural encounters and local imaginaries: Nollywood and the Ghanaian movie industry in the twenty-first century -- Conclusion.
Subject Video recordings -- Social aspects -- Ghana.
Video recordings -- Economic aspects -- Ghana.
Video recordings industry -- Ghana.
ISBN 9780896802865 (pb : acid-free paper)
0896802868 (pb : acid-free paper)
9780896804845 (electronic)
0896804844
9780896804845
OCLC number 821066970