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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 1–35.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Alanna Beroiza This article examines the visual dynamics underlying wrong-body narratives of gender through Lacanian psychoanalytic readings of Annie Leibovitz’s photographs of Caitlyn Jenner for Vanity Fair (2015) and Pedro Almodóvar’s film La piel que habito (Spain/France, 2011). Leibovitz’s...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 63–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... In reperformance, the documentation image is made live again , thereby reorienting its temporal relationship to performance. Through an examination of the work of porn-star-turned-performance-artist Annie Sprinkle, the “grandmother of performance art” Marina Abramović, and younger Canadian artist Diane Borsato...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 127–155.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Annie Berke This article places 1950s women story editors in television in the context of the studio system and explains the particular labor of the story and script editors in film and TV. It examines the extant records and archival sources (including newspapers, industry trade publications...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (3 (30)): 58–75.
Published: 01 May 1992
... is the locus of production: Paul Sheldon’s body is forced to produce romance fiction under the dominating control of Annie Wilkes. However, this apparent system of control and domination-Annie WilkesRaul Sheldon-is, in fact, subverted or undermined by the more powerful system of domination...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... to ask a female psycholo- gist how to get a new wife for his inconsolable father. Annie (Meg Ryan) hears the call on her car radio, weeps for the melancholy Sam — whose suffering is privileged even over that of his son — and goes on a quest to find this romantic man of her dreams. My point...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 127–133.
Published: 01 September 2007
... she would never finish, Annie Get Your Gun (dir. George Sidney, US, 1950). In her throaty mock baritone reprise of “The Girl I Marry,” she returns the marriage plot to her suitor and ironizes the demands of heterosexual gendering. In the end, of course, Annie puts down the gun...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Neilan, 1919), and, at United Artists, Polly- anna (dir. Paul Powell, 1920), Through the Back Door (dir. Alfred Green and Jack Pickford, 1921), Little Lord Fauntleroy (dir. Green and Pickford, 1921), Little Annie Rooney (dir. William Beaudine, 1925), and Sparrows (dir. Beaudine, 1926...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 30–59.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Figure 1. Pornhub s Arbor Day 2014 Celebratory Tree Counter Nature is so full of sensual delights. It s so erotic. It s so beautiful. It s so fulfilling. There s so much pleasure to be had in the Earth. Annie Sprinkle, Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story If you haven t thought about...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 132–145.
Published: 01 September 1983
... seventies, the time during which the German Women's Movement began to emerge. Anni has a child, leaves her husband, takes on professional responsibilities, moves into a collective apartment, and becomes involved in anti-Vietnam war activities. In a mixture of fiction...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 184–193.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Zealand, 2001),2 Annie Goldson and Peter Wells’s documentary about her personal and political life. I saw Georgie Girl in a packed house at the 2002 San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, in the Herbst The- atre, just across the street from City Hall. At the end...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 37–61.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in which the bodies of four girls are discernible. As the musical score swells, this scene is overlaid by and even- tually fades into the image of a voter registration form on which a hand carefully writes a name: Cooper, Annie Lee. The role of Annie Cooper is portrayed by Oprah Winfrey, one of Selma s...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 167–170.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... In the early eighties, a bunch of feminists got together in New York and thrashed out how best to draw media attention to the threats then looming against abortion rights. Ellen Wil- lis, Annie Snitow, Judith Levine, Temma Kaplan, Carole Vance, Karen Durbin, Alex Kates Shulman, Vanalyne Green, Joan Bra...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2003
... young daughter, Annie (Makenzie Vega), who has taken on the role of teacher after deducing that Jack finds himself in an altered state. Importantly, the film’s structure implies that Annie and Cash are doubles. During their second encounter, Cash offers Jack a small bell and explains that when Jack...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 113–143.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... Despite Delilah’s/Annie’s desexualization, the presence of the tragic mulatto daughter retroactively casts the black mother in a narrative of sexual transgression. The explanations for the daughter’s light complex- ion in each film ring false, contrived. They are brief, anxious — too...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 172–177.
Published: 01 May 2008
... startling edge or for Annie Lennox’s swooning grandeur. But there is edge, I hope, and grandeur, even youth, in love and fit. Notes 1. “Trivia,” in “Biography for Meryl Streep,” Internet Movie Database, www.imdb.com/name/nm0000658/bio (accessed 1 September 2007). 2. Thirty...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 134–151.
Published: 01 January 1992
... Annie Goldson explains how working on the series of tapes she co-produced, Counterterror, con- tributed to analysis, rather than concealment, of the structures of domination and oppression: For whites not to address racism is to deny we are already implicated in its processes...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 131–175.
Published: 01 December 2003
... persistent suitor, Steve Archer ( John Gavin). On the other side of the film’s structuring racial divide, Lora’s maid, Annie (Juanita Moore), as overattentive to her child as Lora is inattentive to hers, remains painfully and futilely hopeful that her “mulatta” daughter Sarah Jane (Susan Kohner...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 1–9.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the documentary Geor- gie Girl (dir. Annie Goldson and Peter Wells, New Zealand, 2001) at the Castro in San Francisco. After a question-and-answer session with Beyer, several women stood up to offer a traditional Maori call to Beyer, who responded in kind. “Trying to make sense of the rush of emotion [he...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., in an interview for a fortieth anni- versary event at the Dallas Video Festival, what I am most proud of. Nobody’s asked me that before. And the answer — I realized after watching the Republican Convention that it was a little scary [laughter] — but what I was most proud of was that I created jobs. It’s...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 165–175.
Published: 01 December 2016
... little physical experience of the time or place represented in Tea’s account. Other filmmakers, such as Silas Howard, Samuel Topiary, Peter Anthony, and Cary Cronen- 170  •  Camera Obscura Figure 2. Iris (Rayna Matthews), left, and Michelle (Annie Danger), right, at the Dyke March from...