Instructional Cinema and African Audiences in Colonial Kenya, 1926-1963 (Paperback)

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This book argues that African film audiences in colonial Kenya were not passive recipients of British cultural programs created to "teach" and "civilize" them. Rather, they rejected mediocre films and actively participated in the cinema discourse that brought about changes in cinema production.

About the Author


Samson Kaunga Ndanyi is assistant professor of African history and Africana studies at Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781793649263
ISBN-10: 179364926X
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: April 15th, 2024
Pages: 176
Language: English