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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 161–187.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mauro Resmini This article examines a recent tendency in contemporary art cinema—the New French Extremity (NFE)—and focuses specifically on a critique of the scholarly discourse that has flourished around it in recent years. The fundamental argument of this discourse can be summarized as follows...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 27–31.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Obscura . Her book, To Desire Differently: Feminism and the French Cinema , expanded edition (1996), explores the work of three French women directors (Germaine Dulac, Marie Epstein, and Agnes Varda) from the standpoint of feminist film theory. Her coauthored (with Robert Stam and Robert Burgoyne) New...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2007
... dramatizations that became prevalent in the 1980s among a cross-section of British and French flms. What Andrew Higson frst identifed as the “heritage flm” in British cinema, Phil Powrie reframed for the French context as the “nostalgia flm.”6 Powrie regards the reversion to historical narratives as born...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 321–322.
Published: 01 September 1991
... and mass culture. He is also completing a book on queer culture and American situation somedy. Chris Holmlund is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Tennessee. She teaches regularly in the cinema studies and women’s studies programs. She has written several articles on lesbian...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 1988
...• nology, Hillier has instead grouped his selections topically in order to highlight the dialogue Cahiers maintained on certain key issues: the French cinema, Hollywood, Italian Cinema, Cinemascope, the function of criticism. Subjects like auteurship, mise en scene and genre arise...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 59–81.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and, indeed, her almost mythic status in French cinema can be traced not exclu- Copyright © 2001 by Camera Obscura Camera Obscura 48, Volume 16, Number 3 Published by Duke University Press 59 60 • Camera Obscura sively to the black-leotard-clad icon of Irma Vep (Musidora’s char- acter from...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 146–147.
Published: 01 September 1983
... in Yale French Studies, October, and Cine-tracts and is currently working on a book on the woman's film of the 1940s. Larry Horne studied at the Centre Arnericain du Cinema in Paris and is now a graduate student in the history and theory of film, television...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 277–278.
Published: 01 May 1997
... Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1997 Books Received 277 The Cine‘ Goes to Town: French Cinema 1896-1 914 (Updated and Expanded Edition) by Richard Abel. U of California P, 1998. The Red Rooster Scare: Making Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and developments in film syntax can be observed in the French comedienne series of the time. These include Duhamel’s Rosalie (1911 – 12) and Pétronille (1912 – 14), characters for Pathé Comica and Éclair, respectively; Mist- Slapstick Comediennes in Transitional Cinema  • 97 inguett’s...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 218–219.
Published: 01 September 2002
...: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. Mazdon, Lucy. Encore Hollywood: Remaking French Cinema. London: British Film Institute, 2000. Nichols, Bill. Introduction to Documentary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 155–157.
Published: 01 September 1995
.... Routledge, 1997. $18.95. Becoming Woman by Camilla Griggers. University of Minnesota Press, 1997. $17.95. The Classic French Cinema, 1930-1 960 by Colin Crisp. University of Indiana Press, 1997. $16.95. Phantasmatic Indochina: French Colonial Ideology in Architecture, Film, and Literature...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 119–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
..., the cinema.3 Framed by an examina- tion of the significance of her film criticism for the development of French film discourse and culture of the late teens, this analy- sis also brings into focus the “singular mixture of memory and forgetting” that Colette found in the cinema of this period...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... homage to a major French filmmaker and indeed icon of women’s cinema, Denis. The other pertains to the film’s circulation as part of a less visible, still not yet fully conceptualized minor transnational circuit of women’s filmmak- The Minor Transnationalism of Queer Asian Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 1–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
... subsequent historians of the French and Italian cin- emas of the 1950s through the 1970s have acknowledged inter- national cooperative developments as important factors of each country’s cinema culture (the signings and the terms of the Blum-Byrnes Agreement...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 158–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and the Golden Age of French Cinema and Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald . He is currently researching a book on contemporary French theater. Isabelle Huppert; or, The Gallic Valkyrie Who Bewitched Brooklyn Edward Baron Turk It is October 2005. I am seated in the eighth row...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
... to Marcel Carné’s willingness to defy Vichy anti-­Jewish laws.6 At the same time, the film reveals a “collaborationist current” in its initial casting of the notorious anti-­Semite Robert Le Vigan as the character Jéricho. One of French cinema’s most (in)famous lost performances, Le Vigan’s role...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of film theory. For the past eight years she has been an editor of iris . She also serves as the French correspondent for the International Forum of Young Cinema at the Berlin Film Festival. 03-Bluher.sh 5/29/01 12:38 PM Page iv Souviens-toi-de moi [Remember Me] (1995/96...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 373–377.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... Routledge, 1989. $16.95. The Thinking Muse: Feminism and Modern French Philosophy edited by Jeffner Allen and Iris Marion Young. Indiana University Press, 1989. $11.95. Realism and Tinsel: Cinema and Society in Britain 1939-48 by Robert Mur- phy. Routledge, 1989. $49.95. In Modernity’s Wake...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 133–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... entertainment, regardless of genre: “What matters is not the genre of the film but its national identity, so that any French film belongs, by defini- tion, to high culture; since this domain is further constituted in direct and permanent opposition to Hollywood, commercial American cinema is simultaneously...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 162–194.
Published: 01 September 1985
... this particular camera is loaded with symbolism. I expressed this to you with the question, “Does the French cinema needa camera? No So I am taking advantage of Jean-Bernard Menoud’s presence in Paris today to discuss this, since he’s the one who ended up using it the most. I’m here as a film producer...