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Afrocyberpunk cinema: The postcolony finds its own use for things

Bould, Mark


Mark Bould
Associate Professor in Film and Literature


Graham J Murphy

Lars Schmeink


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


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

Publication Date Oct 18, 2017
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Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed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
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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:


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