SOUTH AFRICAN CINEMA, POST-1994.
We are looking for submissions of critical essays, reviews, and comparative analyses of South African films, of films about South Africa, film discourse and scholarship, and/or essays that examine cinema in or about South Africa, the film industry in South Africa (production, distribution, exhibition, marketing, the post-production, casting agency practices, etc.), film criticism in South Africa, and about education and training, both in relation to film studies as well as film production. Topics may include, but are not limited to, ideological and aesthetic analyses of films, theoretical explorations of film-related issues, questions of representation or of film reception, audiences and exhibition, legislation, institutions and practices ( e.g. FPB, SAFTA awards, co-production and film offices), animation in SA, art cinema exhibition and consumption, and Bollywood & Nollywood in SA.
Articles/essays should be 4000-5000 words in length, and while exhibiting scholarly rigour should be written in an accessible style, free of excessive jargon. Authors should employ the Harvard style of referencing.
Interested contributors are requested to submit a 200-300-word expression of interest and/or abstract by June 15th, 2010, by fax or email to:
Dr. Haseenah Ebrahim, Editor
Wits School of Arts, University of the Witwatersrand
Fax: 086 553 3704
Manuscripts must be submitted by August 15th, 2010.