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"Alexie Tcheuyap" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sada Niang, Nationalist African Cinema. Legacy and Transformations, Lexington Books, 2014 This is a great book, which should be compulsory reading for anyone interested in African cinema. It opens up new directions for the study of the field, and engages with a range of directors that extends well beyond the Œusual suspects¹ generally deemed to be representative of African filmmaking. Niang is a thoughtful, diligent, and insightful scholar who is generous but always rigorous in his judgments. ‹ David Murphy, University of Stirling Niang has produced a masterful and timely re-examination of the origins, borrowings, and legacy of Francophone African nationalist cinema. A must read for scholars and amateurs of African and world cinemas alike. ‹ Jean Ouédraogo, State University of New York at Plattsburgh -- --