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Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things

Bould, Mark

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Authors

Mark Bould Mark.Bould@uwe.ac.uk
Professor of Film and Literature



Contributors

Graham J Murphy
Editor

Lars Schmeink
Editor

Abstract

Noting the effective exclusion of Africa from cyberpunk visions of the future, this essay considers several films from Africa, directed by Sylvestre Amoussou, Nadia El Fani, Neill Blomkamp and Jean-Pierre Bekolo, which draw upon and develop cyberpunk imagery and ideas

Citation

Bould, M. (2017). Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things. In G. J. Murphy, & L. Schmeink (Eds.), Cyberpunk and Visual Culture. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Publication Date Oct 18, 2017
Deposit Date Oct 23, 2017
Publicly Available Date Apr 18, 2019
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Book Title Cyberpunk and Visual Culture
Chapter Number 12
ISBN 9781138062900
Keywords cyberpunk, afrocyberpunk, sf, Nadia El Fani, Neill Blomkamp, Jean-Pierre Bekolo, Sylvester Ammoussou
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/879681
Publisher URL https://www.routledge.com/Cyberpunk-and-Visual-Culture/Murphy-Schmeink/p/book/9781138062917
Additional Information Additional Information : This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Routledge in Cyberpunk and Visual Culture on 18th October 2017, available online: https://www.routledge.com/Cyberpunk-and-Visual-Culture/Murphy-Schmeink/p/book/9781138062917

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