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Dovey, Lindiwe and Taylor-Jones, Kate, eds. (2021) The Asian-African Film Connection: Cross-Cultural Imaginaries, Shared Sources, Parallel Histories. UK: Open Library of Humanities. (Open Screens)

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Abstract

The four, co-authored articles presented here emerged out of a one-day workshop held at SOAS in July 2018, called “The Asian-African Film Connection” – an event specifically designed to bring UK-based scholars of Asian and African film into conversation with one another, to explore cinematic sources, themes and aesthetics that both link and divide these two regions, against a backdrop of our broader marginalisation within mainstream Film and Screen Studies. Ultimately, this is the first beginning step towards our goal is to take on the stimulating but often difficult work of collaboration and co-authorship with one another, across diverse regions and intersectional identities, to challenge a ‘lone ranger’ approach to knowledge production and to insist that the dreams of decolonisation can only be achieved if we work towards them collectively.

Item Type: Edited Book or Journal Volume
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Arts > Department of the History of Art & Archaeology
ISBN: 2516-2888
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2021 16:48
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/35472
Funders: European Union

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