visión de conjunto:Críticas Kring's and Okome's edited volume represents a new and important stage in an ongoing conversation about Nollywood's transnational dimensions... This volume is highly recommended reading.... * African Arts * The book compiles a range of pieces of high-quality academic work dealing with Nollywood's transnational production its uptake in different places in the world and the various needs it serves of its many different audience groups in Africa and the diaspora. It also unveils a fascinating variety of the ways in which Nollywood cinema is viewed and interpreted culturally remediated in new contexts and its stories reproduced with a twist to cater to religious and cultural sensitivities. * Research in African Literatures * Krings and Okome have successfully produced a volume that is simultaneously delightfully entertaining yet appropriately erudite. It is a welcome addition to the fields of film media African and cultural studies. The volume is extremely accessible to both the general informed public and academic audiences and as a research tool can be quickly or conveniently accessed for specific information.Winter 2015 * Cinema Journal * Highly recommended. * Choice * [T]he book is ground-breaking in its exploration of unchartered territories.... It proves that in spite of appearing to be a niche market Nollywood which has reconfigured the canonized theory of African cinema and inspired other African countries can no longer be excluded from the canon of African cinema in the field of film studies. * African Affairs * Global Nollywood represents the most up-to-date research on Nollywood as a transnational cultural practice and is a must-read for scholars and students of African screen media. * African Studies Review * This is a wonderful collection bringing together a bounty of new information descriptions and ideas.... Overall the book brings together a set of highly original contributions that advance knowl- edge of Nigerian video production. * Africa * [T]he cumulative effect of [these] studies is to provide invaluable information for those wishing to keep up with where African cinema is today. * Journal of African History * Reseña del editor Global Nollywood considers this first truly African cinema beyond its Nigerian origins. In 15 lively essays this volume traces the engagement of the Nigerian video film industry with the African continent and the rest of the world. Topics such as Nollywood as a theoretical construct the development of a new critical film language and Nollywood's transformation outside of Nigeria reveal the broader implications of this film form as it travels and develops. Highlighting controversies surrounding commodification globalization and the development of the film industry on a wider scale this volume gives sustained attention to Nollywood as a uniquely African cultural production. Biografía del autor Matthias Krings is Professor of Anthropology and African Popular Culture at Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz Germany. Onookome Okome is Professor of African Literature and Film Studies at the University of Alberta in Edmonton Canada.