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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 40–52.
Published: 01 December 1989
...Rhona Berenstein Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 ADDITIONAL REFERENCES Armatage , Kay . “Joyce Wieland: The Body of the Work.” Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory (Summer 1989 ). Armatage , Kay “Fashion in Feminist Film Theory...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Marusya Bociurkiw From 1972 to the early 1990s, Canadian feminist media collectives created dozens of social-issue documentaries and television series, producing an ephemeral archive of a vibrant era of political and social change. This article discusses the loss and/or deterioration...
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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 (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and fabrications that are resorted to by those groups convinced that queers should side uncritically with Israel on all issues, simply because of Israel's recent pro-gay stances on various issues. The central portion of “Pinkface” presents Greyson's response to the op-eds and full-page ads of noted Canadian...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
... diverse and politically motivated works in the Canadian Arctic for over twenty years. Founded in 1991 in Igloolik, Nunavut, as the first Inuit women’s filmmaking collective, Arnait collectively produces films and videos from Inuit women’s perspectives with an explicit focus on gender...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 178–213.
Published: 01 May 1992
...- agement of McAuliffe was an anomaly or exception, it is illustrative to take as another example Roberta Bondar, the first Canadian woman in space who went up on the January 22, 1992 Discovery flight. Everyone wanted Bondar to represent something for them, everyone wanted...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 167–168.
Published: 01 January 1990
... is currently writing her dissertation on the impli- cations of Foucault’s work for a feminist historiography. Rhona Berenstein is a doctoral candidate in Film and Television Critical Studies at UCLA. Her reviews and articles have appeared in The Spectator, Camera Obscura, The Canadian ]ournal...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 137–147.
Published: 01 December 2012
.... Not enough lm. Not enough about archives. Not enough about the art world. Not enough about politics. Not enough women. Not enough First Nations peoples. Not enough internationals from out- side of Europe. Not enough Canadians. Not enough academics. The question of whether there was “enough” re...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... directing because of her gender. In response, she moved to Canada and gained valuable production experience in the more progressive and flourishing film industry there, working behind the camera on commercials and documen- taries and producing a children’s program for Canadian TV.29...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 153.
Published: 01 December 1980
... is realizing as a book of poems called Leopard Lady, A Film Soon To Be Released; and a series of Leopard Lady drawings. Nancy Huston is a Canadian who has been living in Paris for the past seven years. Her thesis analyzing swearwords, Dire et interdire, written while studylng with Roland Barthes...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 134–141.
Published: 01 January 1989
..., murdered by her Mexican lover. Based on the posthumously published work, Give Sorrow Words: Maryse Holder’s Letters from Mexico, the film was conceived by a Canadian collective of five: Jackie Burroughs (a well-known Canadian actress who also plays Maryse), Louise Clarke, John Frizzell, John...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 179–187.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., The Power of Images. No. 24; pp. 7-9. Bensmai‘a Rkda From the Photogram to the Pictogram: On Chris Marker’s La Jetbe. No. 24; pp. 139-161. Berenstein, Rhona As Canadian as Possible: The Female Spectator and the Canadian Context. NO. 20-21; pp. 40-52. Remembering History: Films...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 246–247.
Published: 01 May 1979
... by women and including Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren) and La Souriante Mme. Beudet (Germaine Dulac). Freude is a film distributor and makes movies on the left side. Nancy Huston is a Canadian who has been living and working in Paris for the past five years. She has...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 180–182.
Published: 01 December 2002
...: Oscar Deutsch Entertains Our Nation. London: British Film Institute, 2002. Fawal, Ibrahim. Youssef Chahine. London: British Film Institute, 2001. Fusco, Coco. The Bodies That Were Not Ours and Other Writings. New York: Routledge, 2001. Gittings, Christopher. Canadian National Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
...,” program notes, Festival of Festivals 1989 Catalogue (Toronto: 1989) 153. 5. “How Nice to See You Alive,” press release, 1989. 6. Michael Frisch, “The Memory of History,” Radical History Review 25 (1981): 10. 7. In “As Canadian as Possible: The Female...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Ephemeral Cinema and New Screen Histories in Canada (with Gerda Cammaer, 2014), The Grierson Effect: Tracing Documentary's International Movement (with Deane Williams, 2014), and a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Communication on Canadian cultural production (with Danielle Deveau, 2015...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 149–159.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... The collective has from the start clearly advanced an intersectional feminist perspective that seeks to decenter whiteness in Hollywood and beyond. 12 For example, the July 2020 virtual screening of Clueless was turned into a fundraiser for the nonprofit CAFCAN (Caribbean African Canadian Social Services...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 41–69.
Published: 01 December 2003
... in other media, as well as non-artists, and to involve women, these projects attempted to create a video art scene (almost) ex nihilo. In 1992 two video artists, the Lebanese Canadian Jayce Sal- loum and the Lebanese American Walid Ra’ad, visited Beirut with a portable editing suite and a Hi-8 camera...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 69–98.
Published: 01 December 2012
... saved Universal Pictures from the lethargy of the Depression with her natural soprano. At rst glance there seems little to connect the two sing- ers other than a propensity for arousal that insists it is asexual. Durbin was a sprightly thirteen- year- old Canadian import at the time of her...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 178–183.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and outrageously brilliant that they are nothing short of exhilarating. Between performances of covers and medleys, Kiki sips away at her Canadian Club and digresses into tragic anecdotes and rants. As in most of her appearances, during the Carnegie Hall show Kiki’s monologues moved from...