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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (2 (89)): 1–27.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... An experimental dance film created specifically for the camera lens rather than for a live audience, BREAKAWAY is cindance, a cate- gory that is exemplified within postwar American avantgarde cin- ema by Maya Deren’s A Study in Choreography for the Camera (1945). 3 Like Deren’s film, BREAKAWAY is one...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (1 (64)): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2007
... in the film department at New York University. A R C H I V E F O R T H E F U T U R E Thoughts on Birth and Brakhage Lynne Sachs From California to Florida to New York, from Maryland to Ten- nessee, I have been making and teaching avant-garde film for twenty years. In my experience...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that impact. Histories of cinema generally fall within several dominant paradigms: world cinema; Hollywood or industrial cinema; and cinemas in contradistinction to the Hollywood industrial model—national art-film movements and avant-gardes resistant to the industrial paradigm and its influence. Though...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 5–13.
Published: 01 May 1979
... process into the content of the magazine. Following from all this, we began to become more interested in avant-garde, experimental film, and then experimental films made by women. At this point, we were still thinking about these films in relation to their success...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 3–5.
Published: 01 September 1983
..., socially and historically. The diversity of objects of analysis in this issue-classical film, video, prime-time tele• vision, "personal" avant-garde film, and the latest research on the repre• sentation of gays and lesbians in the media-helps to demonstrate that essentialist notions ofsexual difference...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 1983
... you can see a lot of new work constantly. It's difficult for the "older" avant-garde to be inclusive ofa lot of new work. I'rn sure they resent the attention given to people like me when they continue to make good films and can't make a living after all these years. A lot ofpeople like...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 60–71.
Published: 01 September 1983
... the main concern ofDaughters 0/Chaosas one of''female bonding." She describes the film's images and then briefly discusses Keller's "patriarchal debts"-namely, her family background, and the work ofStan Brakhage, a major' 'patriarchal" figure of the avant-garde. Keller herselfacknowledges a certain...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 31–61.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of these young people. Indeed, Korczak's (and Lockhart's) aversion to hierarchies rhymes with Emerson's antiauthoritarian, democratic impulses and the rebellious “loafing” of Walt Whitman, to whom Sitney compares the fascination of earlier American avant-garde film with “doing nothing.” It is not difficult...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
... audience) as well as alt-­porn on online retailers such as TLAVideo .com and streaming sites like DirtyTubes.com. Acknowledging the film’s artistic investments, Adult DVD Marketplace describes it as “one of the most avant garde [sic] and visceral lesbian features of the decade.”54 The film opens...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Gerda Johanna Cammaer The small Belgian coastal town of Knokke-le-Zoute once was the scene for one of the most impressive gatherings of the international film avant-garde, when it hosted the last three editions of the illustrious EXPRMNTL film festival (1963, 1967, and 1974). This article focuses...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 247–248.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Only Entertainment by Richard Dyer. Routledge, 1992. $13.95. Avant-Garde Film: Motion Studies by Scott MacDonald. Cam bridge Univer- sity Press, 1993. $13.95. Projections 2: A Forum for Film-makers edited by John Boorman and Walter Donohue. Faber and Faber, 1993. $14.95. Late Soviet Culture...
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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 2–33.
Published: 01 September 1977
... sexuelles’, Encyclopédie Mèdico-Chirurgicale , 37392 A10–37392 C10 (Paris). 23. Wollen , Peter , ‘The Two Avant-Gardes’, Studio International , Nov.-Dec. 1975 , 77 –85. The Avant-Garde and Its Imaginary Constance Penley Recent metapsychological approaches to film...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 60–87.
Published: 01 December 2020
... as the domestication of cinema, even as the mode consistently erases the work of the very home the camera is fixated on.4 It is thus to Brakhage and the lyrical that I now turn. Brakhage, father of the avant- garde and of many children of his own, started filming his family in 1958 with the birth of his and Jane...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 89–106.
Published: 01 December 1984
... images that one finds in traditional narrative film. The lack of movement characteristic of some avant-garde films holds on the fued frame longer than is allowed in other films, making the spectator aware of the image frame and concentrating attention on events and space within that fured frame...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 223–233.
Published: 01 December 1982
... Silverman’s paper on the status of the female voice in both classical and avant-garde film, on the other hand, was followed by one of the most focused discussions of the conference. Silverman argued that while both male and female subjects are “spoken by dis- courses and desires which exceed...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
... © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 Works in Progress: Current Film Practice Jackie Raynal is living in New York City, writing and doing research on contemporary French avant-garde film. She is hoping to find the means to direct another film. D Hollis Frampton has made forty one...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 126–129.
Published: 01 December 1984
...-garde performance art (including music, dance and theater), its only recogniz- able antecedent in the English avant-garde film tradition appears to be Potter’s own previous Thn‘ller. (An English language film which is inter- national in conception as well as execution, it is marginal...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 222.
Published: 01 May 1995
... 3 is in preparation. His Avant-Garde Film/Motion Studies (Cambridge University Press) appeared in 1993; and Screen Writings: Scripts and Texts by Indepen- dent Filmmakers (California) was published last year. He teaches Film Studies and American Literature at Utica...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 154.
Published: 01 September 1995
... is in preparation. His Avant-Garde Film/Motion Studies (Cambridge University Press) appeared in 1993; and Screen Writings: Scripts and Texts by lndepen- dent Filmmakers (California)was published last year. He teaches Film Studies and American Literature at Utica College. Noliwe Rooks is an Assistant...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
...- tionalism and serial films of the teens. His essays on film theory, avant-garde film and early cinema have appeared (or are forthcoming) in Cinema ]ournal, Millennium Film Journal, LiteraturelFilm Quarterly, Film History, and Per- sistence of Vision. ...