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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 142–153.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ingrid Ryberg This article provides a critical discussion of the world-famous, much-celebrated gender equality work in the Swedish film industry. Since the Swedish Film Institute launched a program for gender equality in 2013, redesigned in 2016 as the action plan 50/50 by 2020, Sweden has been...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 1–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- guage, in casting) to ensure the future of Europe’s national film industries. And although he praises Lars von Trier’s Europa (Zen- tropa in the US, 1992)—a film made and financed by Swedish, Danish, German, and French partners, filmed in English and Ger...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 231–232.
Published: 01 May 1979
... highlights different stages of a woman’s life from childhood to adulthood. The filmmakers: Asa Sjostrom is a Swedish animator who has lived in London since 1969. Her previous work includes two animated films, Once Upon a Time (1968) and Arnerika (1972...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
... of one reel of fve, is in the Swedish Film 176  •  Camera Obscura Archive in Stockholm, another, perhaps a copy, in Krasnogorsk, the Russian State Documentary Film and Photographic Archive, and this portion leads us to wonder about one more data entry: Liliya Yuryevna Brik, who, with Vitalij...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2002
... by traffic. The film suggests that once the female traveler becomes the subject of an apparently legitimate traffic, she also risks becoming an object within a dangerously illegitimate traffic. Traffic in Souls initially presents us with an image of every- day traffic: in its first half, two Swedish...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 128–139.
Published: 01 May 1976
... off one another. At the Toulon Film Festival, 1975, she received the award for the quality of the photography (Prix de la Lumiere) in What Maisie Knew and Film abouta woman who Currently teaching 16mm filmmaking at the Pratt Institute in New York, shooting still photographs of the theater-work...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 132–145.
Published: 01 September 1983
... expectations and their possi• bilities for emancipation. INGEMO ENGSTROM Born 1941 in Finland. Studied psychology, medicine and literature in Helsinki, Hamburg and Munich (M.A Film studies at the School for Television and Film in Munich. Freelance work for Swedish newspapers and Finnish radio. Staff...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
...- ematic network between small-­nation film industries and create an opportunity to engage Swedish funding sources. What Koh’s film- making initiatives reveal is a creative embrace of in-­betweenness as an attempt to create greater commercial opportunities from an otherwise independent film project...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 97–125.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Lee Wallace Lisa Cholodenko’s three films High Art (US, 1998), Laurel Canyon (US, 2002), and The Kids Are All Right (US, 2010) all tell the same story: a sexual and emotional ingenue arrives in a tightly circumscribed social world that both resembles and departs from a conventional family. At its...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 157–187.
Published: 01 September 2015
...  was not as a writer, however, but as the actor who played its troubled villain, a gunfighter named Johnny Crale. The star of the film is Hayden, so the drama acted out between hero and villain will again, unavoid- ably, be allegorical. Hayden plays George Hansen, a Swedish sailor who leaves the sea so he can...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... studied comparative religion and set design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem and archi- tecture in London before enrolling in the National Film School of Denmark to study directing. She graduated in 1987. Her early films (those made between 1990 and 2000) are largely Swedish...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 129–160.
Published: 01 May 1997
... “Francine” as an automaton which drowned at sea), Edison (whom Villiers de L‘Isle-Adam turns into a necromantic an- droid-maker), Einstein (whom Roland Barthes speaks of as being “in- troduced into the world of robots” and who appears numerously in fiction and film...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 84–117.
Published: 01 September 1995
... the virtues of western medicine over African healing methods. Even in 1949, when the unit briefly instituted a film school in Ghana, it trained African students to “become excellent assistants to the production teams sent to West Africa by the Colonial Film Unit’s central organization in London...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., on spectatorial fantasy. Biller, a Los Angeles-based Japanese American artist, received her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and her master of fine arts in art and film from the California Institute of the Arts. This training certainly has oriented her...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 178–205.
Published: 01 January 1992
...,” Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson once again penetrated the womb to allow spectators “Our first sight of an event as common and as ancient as humankind-the way each of us came to be In 1990, however, “He has embraced complex high-tech tools such as scanning electron microscopes...