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      Film education pedagogy in Nigeria: A nation-specific approach to a non-Western university curriculum

      Film Education Journal

      UCL Press

      Nigeria, Nollywood, film education, pedagogy, indigenous knowledge, indigenous practice

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          Examining the pedagogy of Nigeria’s post-secondary film studies, this paper joins the call against the universalization of film studies practices under a Westernized umbrella. To make that argument, it implicates issues of (neo)colonialism and indigenous knowledge-making processes in the analysis of Nigeria’s film studies, taking into account the close relationship between Nigeria’s film education and the local film industry, Nollywood. Calling on criticisms advocating for alternative ways for engaging with the practice of film studies ( Irobi, 2014; Chambers, 2018; Redfern, 2014), the paper sets out to help reinforce the definition of the global by its many diverse and constitutive parts.

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                Journal
                fej
                fej
                Film Education Journal
                FEJ
                UCL Press (UK )
                2515-7086
                23 June 2020
                : 3
                : 1
                : 1-12
                Affiliations
                York University, Canada
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                Corresponding author: Email: lani15@ 123456yorku.ca
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                10.14324/FEJ.03.1.01
                © Copyright 2020 Akande

                This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/, which permits unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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