ASC: Drive-in cinema and state socialism

Socialist Modernities and Discourses of Development:
The Drive-in Cinema in Dar es Salaam,Tanzania

by Laura Fair, Michigan State University

Dr. Laura Fair uses the case of the drive-in to craft a colourful, nuanced image of state socialism in Tanzania, revealing the importance of supporting actors and off-screen technicians in bringing the state to life.

Venue: Room 1A22, African Studies Centre, Faculty of Social Sciences Leiden University, Pieter de la Court building, Wassenaarseweg 52, Leiden, a 10-minute walk from Leiden CS . Please use the entrance at the Wassenaarseweg-side of the building.

Cost: Free of charge

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05 maart 2012