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Reel Pleasures : Cinema Audiences and Entrepreneurs in Twentieth-Century Urban Tanzania.

Author/Creator:
Fair, Laura.
Publication:
Athens, OH : Ohio University Press, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (469 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
New African Histories
New African Histories
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Subjects:
Motion picture industry-Tanzania.
Motion picture audiences-Social aspects-Tanzania.
Motion picture theaters-Tanzania.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Reel Pleasures brings the world of African moviehouses and the publics they engendered to life, revealing how local fans creatively reworked global media-from Indian melodrama to Italian westerns, kung fu, and blaxploitation films-to speak to local dreams and desires.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Illustrations
Acknowledgments
A Note on Usage
Introduction
1: Building Business and Building Community
2: The Men Who Made the Movies Run
3: Making Love in the Indian Ocean
4: Global Films and Local Reception
5: Cinemas, Cities, and Audiences
6: Drive-In Socialism
7: The Independence Generation Goes to the Show, 1960s-80s
8: The Political Economy of Cinema, 1960s-80s
Epilogue: A New World
Notes
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index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Fair, Laura Reel Pleasures
ISBN:
9780821446119
9780821422854
OCLC:
1015309743