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A Dictionary of Film Studies

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Media studies
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...efforts to rejuvenate FEPACI and the setting up of new production houses in Burkina Faso, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique. Co-productions and other partnerships within Africa and across language constituencies are becoming more common, resulting in what has been called a new polyglot film practice. Cameroonian filmmaker Jean-Pierre Bekolo's Le complot d'Aristote/Aristotle's Plot ( 1995 ), for example, allegorizes the current state of play in its story of conflict between a well-meaning film director and a gang of hoodlums obsessed with Hollywood action...