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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... to transcend it — as if “time capsules” without a destination. An exemplar of the penchant for “dated sexuality,” filmmaker Anna Biller restages the profilmic universe of the sexploitation oeuvre in her film Viva (2007). Viva 's narrative of two women's entrance into the sexual revolution and its meticulous...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 137–145.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elena Gorfinkel Anna Biller, Los Angeles independent filmmaker, director, writer, producer, and star of the retro-sexploitation film Viva (2007) discusses her creative influences and production practice. Discussing the value of discarded generic modes such as 1960s sexploitation film and the use...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (2 (5)): 72–79.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Constance Penley The Story of Anna 0.:A Study on Hysteria (Terrel Seltzer, 1979) The Story of Anna 0.: A Study on Hysteria (Terrel Seltzer) Constance Penley “At the time of her falling ill [I 8 801, Fraulein Anna 0. was twenty-one years old.” Thus begins the case history...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Review of Film and Video, Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context , and Film Quarterly . Wong’s dragon lady costume was condemned by Chinese nationalists and raved about in American publicity writings. The Art of Screen Passing: Anna May Wong’s Yellow Yellowface...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 55–87.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of masculinity. Not only does A Woman's Face anticipate displays that, as in Mildred Pierce , register challenges to normative gender and sexual identities, but it also exceeds them in range and degree. Cukor's tale of Anna Holm (Crawford), whose facial scarring codes her as a marginal figure, spawns an image...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Claudia Lo Amid the ongoing popularity of hundred-hour, epic-length stories or never-ending, procedurally generated games, where is the place for short games with defined endings? Anna Anthropy's Queers in Love at the End of the World (2013) rejects the importance of having a lengthy game and flips...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 142–153.
Published: 01 December 2020
... held up as a model country and the Film Institute’s CEO Anna Serner has held several widely publicized seminars in Cannes and elsewhere. This article aims to contextualize the Swedish case, as influential curators, jury chairs, and festival directors around the globe have signed the 50/50 by 2020...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 178–183.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Anna Siomopoulos Camera Obscura 2006 Anna Siomopoulos teaches cinema studies in the Department of English at Bentley College. She has published articles on US film and culture in Cinema Journal, Film History , and Arizona Quarterly . She is currently completing a book titled “Public...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Anna Ball One of the many astonishing traits of Palestinian cinema is the way in which it has embraced the complex relationship between gender and nation as a central concern in its filmmaking. This article explores the ways in which gendered and national identity are negotiated and refigured...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 161–195.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Anna E. Ward As faces become ubiquitous on the Web through social networking sites and YouTube, it is perhaps no surprise that an adult, subscription-based Web site has emerged seeking to capitalize on investing faces with sexual meaning. This article engages in a close examination of the Web site...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 96–119.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Anna Williams Copyright © 1993 by Indiana University Press 1993 The America’s Most Wanted logo. Domestic Violence and the Aetiology of Crime in America’s Most Wanted Anna Williams 1. Introduction Every week AmericaS Most Wanted, a novel hybrid of telethon...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Scott MacKenzie; Anna Westerståhl Stenport Arnait Video Productions is one of the most aesthetically diverse feminist collectives in the world. Founded in 1991 in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada, by Madeline Piujuq Ivalu and Marie-Hélène Cousineau as the first women's Inuit filmmaking collective, Arnait...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 73–117.
Published: 01 September 2005
... at art schools. Anna (Deborah Kerr) introduces members of the Siamese court to new ways of seeing, in The King and I (dir. Walter Lang, US, 1956). Courtesy Photofest “Siam Not So Small!” Maps, History, and Gender in The King and I Kerr Houston The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 211–215.
Published: 01 May 1979
... film fiction, that this woman is the Anna of the title. The woman is seen entering what one assumes to be a phone booth, presumably telephon- ing. Person W in space X does Y; let W be Anna, let X be phone booth, let Y be dialing; will this equation give us the rendez-vous...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 181–185.
Published: 01 May 2007
... time period. This footage is narrated by an elderly Anna, Freud’s youngest daughter, the renowned child psychoana- lyst who lived in the London family house with her partner long after her parents were gone. At the opening of the video, Anna Freud notes that these are home movies made...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 219–224.
Published: 01 May 1979
... for the sacrifices, manufactured by those who are powerful . . .the idea of the human being is really only a side effect of socio-biologicalsystems . . .we can hope not for freedom but only that for a short time we don’t deceive each other. . . About this film: anna (a victim of the phenomenon...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 1988
... Brock broadcast in February of 1986, and that of Duke Lavery and Anna Devane broadcast in May of 1987. The weddings have this in common: both were haunted from the start by a secret from the past, a secret involving memory, transgression, female sexuality and death. Each...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 122–152.
Published: 01 December 1980
... and the filmmaker that women must do more than just talk together. 1975 Anna und Edith (script for ZDF-TV network) 77min., 16mm, color (directed by Gerrit Neuhaus) Distributor: Arbeitsgemeinschaft-Kin0 Hamburg Anna and Edith are employees in an insurance company. Edith...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 224–249.
Published: 01 September 1991
... at eight a.m., still sporting evening-apparel and accompanied by two glamorous women. In an emphatic reinstatement of Chevalier’s phal- locratic regime, MacDonald first appears as Anna Zador, a bashful secretary who harbors a secret crush on the Count and who renders ritual homage to portraits...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 35–63.
Published: 01 December 2016
...: Ville Invisible (Paris: Invis- ible City), examines another form of a contingent social network and the affects associated with shared doing.11 The third example looks back to Anna Halprin’s choreography of two racially opposed groups in the 1960s in a dance that was intended to open race...