In West Africa, an entertainment genre called Afronovela is booming. Like South American telenovelas, they are romantic soap operas, but set in Africa. Especially in Senegal and the Ivory Coast, an industry of its own has emerged. In subproject C06, the French sociologist Séverine Marguin and the Congolese director and film scholar Daddy Dibinga Kalamba investigate how these series stage narrations of successful lives.
Interview | Everyday | Gender
24. March 2023
Dr. Séverine Marguin | Daddy Dibinga Kalamba | Dr. Brenda StrohmaierRead more