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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... material object of research, and it attempts, instead, to account for affect. In the absence of a complete audiovisual record, the passionate sites of embodied feeling experienced, remembered, and misremembered by the subjects of this history (including the author) become a way to reinscribe this history...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 37–67.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Julianne Pidduck This article explores Stephen Daldry's The Hours (US/UK, 2002) as a feminist and queer meditation on the dilemma of marriage. An important queer-authored crossover film in the tradition of the family melodrama and the woman's film, The Hours offers a considered return to the iconic...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 103–123.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sam McBean Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, Fun Home (2006), intricately weaves together the author's coming-out story with her family's history, particularly the story of her father's closeted queer sexuality and possible suicide. In its exploration of family history, queer desires...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
.... In this article, the author argues that analyzing both the various kinds of crossovers that The Kids Are All Right engages at a thematic level and the form of crossover that the film itself undertakes in its perceived intervention into American film culture provides a way of understanding the film's...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., France, 1945). Adopting Marcel Mauss's categories of the human mind, the author maintains that the relationship between Arletty's person, her star persona, and her function as a personnage (character) constitutes a unique form of aesthetic selfhood recognized by her contemporaries but largely...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 73–109.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Zahid R. Chaudhary This article aims for an account of materiality that helps apprehend race as a material reality while attending to its semiotic, aesthetic, and cultural signification. Through a close reading of Alfonso Cuarón's film, Children of Men (UK, 2006), the author argues that allegory...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 1–3.
Published: 01 May 2014
... essays in the issue explore the theme “between worlds.” In particular, the theme offers a cue for authors to consider how, given the mutable cultural terrain of the twenty-first century, the work of female directors might be negotiating different, perhaps even disjunctive, worlds. In-betweenness...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 163–193.
Published: 01 September 2019
... contemporary criticism that traces the anti-Islamic bent of European and US public discourses to biases inherent in liberal thought. Authors such as Saba Mahmood, Jasbir Puar, and Judith Butler have tracked how, under the assumption of Islam’s sexual illiberalism, the figure of “the Muslim” has become...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 35–63.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the intentions of collaborative partners or the institutions hosting them, shared labor opens ways to contend with difference as creative material and not just as that which opposes normality. The author considers a number of artists' groups, projects, and collaborative methods in which the subject...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 129–165.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Diana W. Anselmo This article employs the concept of imitation as a lens through which the author explores the complex relationship established between the fledgling Hollywood film industry and the first generation of girls to be culturally construed as “adolescent” and “movie fans” in the US...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 165–175.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liz Clarke; S. Topiary Landberg In this article, the authors argue that the 2013 omnibus film Valencia: The Movie/s (US) presents a unique approach to collective filmmaking in its adaptation of Michelle Tea's queer coming-of-age memoir Valencia (2000). This approach creates a sense of cultural...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 109–133.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Lisa Nakamura Images of biometric screens are becoming increasingly common in television and film, particularly in genres such as police procedurals, “terror” television programs, and medical dramas. Digital surveillant screens establish and produce authority and scientific truths about national...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... panoptic authority of power. In their integration of writing and images, self-display and participation, present-tense transience and persistent traces, cam sites and other organized forums for cyber-exhibitionism materialize today's archival conflicts between visual and textual control, between the...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 101–141.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... The author argues that Vertigo is potentially many films, possibly about many of the issues attributed to it, but one that does not simply represent theoretical and philosophical points. It is a film that both transforms with new theoretical readings or filmic offshoots and questions these readings by...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This essay closely considers the political limits and possibilities of fashion-themed blogs. Specifically, the author examines the ways in which such blogs are everyday cultural sites that are framed by and can potentially reframe neoliberal relations of culture, technology, and...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rosa-Linda Fregoso In January 2007 the author interviewed Vicky Funari and Sergio de la Torre about the making of their new documentary Maquilapolis . Produced and developed in partnership with the Chilpancingo Collective, Maquilapolis is filmed in the first “maquilized” city in the Americas...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Busse and Alexis Lothian demonstrate the contentious relationships that can develop when fanvids enter the realm of academic discourse. All four authors are themselves fans and academics, practitioners and theorists who continually negotiate the artistic, political, legal, academic, and communitarian...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2011
...; and Kristina Busse and Alexis Lothian demonstrate the contentious relationships that can develop when fanvids enter the realm of academic discourse. All four authors are themselves fans and academics, practitioners and theorists who continually negotiate the artistic, political, legal, academic, and...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 139–146.
Published: 01 September 2011
...; and Kristina Busse and Alexis Lothian demonstrate the contentious relationships that can develop when fanvids enter the realm of academic discourse. All four authors are themselves fans and academics, practitioners and theorists who continually negotiate the artistic, political, legal, academic, and...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2012
... more motivation, vision for the future, and sense of personal and domestic power than her husband. This article explores the complexities of Jones's star image in 1955–56 through a series of production memos authored principally by her husband, producer David O. Selznick. To a certain extent, writer...