Sisters Of The Screen

by Beti Ellerson

Sisters Of The Screen

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Whilst it is not possible to generalise about the role of African women in cinema, there is, nonetheless, evidence that a growing number of women from all parts of the continent are becoming engaged in the various mediums of film, video and television. This book looks at the diverse experiences of both female film pioneers and women film students; through a series of interviews the author discovers what motivated these women to take up film and discusses both the creative aspects of their work and their broader political concerns.
About the book

Whilst it is not possible to generalise about the role of African women in cinema, there is, nonetheless, evidence that a growing number of women from all parts of the continent are becoming engaged in the various mediums of film, video and television. This book looks at the diverse experiences of both female film pioneers and women film students; through a series of interviews the author discovers what motivated these women to take up film and discusses both the creative aspects of their work and their broader political concerns.