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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (3 (39)): 34–51.
Published: 01 September 1996
...Bill Nichols; Gerald Peary Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1996 Jennifer Montgomery at the 1995 Toronto Festival of Festivals. Photo by Karen Schmeer. Children, Art, Sex, Pornography: Jennifer Montgomery's Art for Teachers...
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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 (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 169–193.
Published: 01 May 1988
.... 1987 : 37 –41. Hearn , F. 1976 . “Towards a Critical Theory of Play”. Telos 30 : 145 –160. Hodge , R. , and D. Tripp. 1986 . Children and Television: A Semiotic Approach . Cambridge: Polity Press. James , A. 1982 . “Confections, Concoctions and Conceptions...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (1 (19)): 108–133.
Published: 01 January 1989
...Susan Felleman Copyright © 1989 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1989 Fluid Fantasies: Splash and Children of a Lesser God Susan Fellernan “Talk about beauty and the beast. . . she’s both”’ The representation of the feminine as Other has been a commonplace focus...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 60–73.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Jean-Luc Godard; Anne-Marie Miéville Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 France/Tour/Detour/Two/Children Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Mie‘ville Title: Loosely inspired by G. Bruno’s work: Le Tour de la France par Detrx Enfants (Camille...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 8–40.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Rey Chow Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Male Narcissism and National Culture: Subjectivity in Chen Kaige’s King of the Children Rey Chow I: The Detour . . . how many [teachers] (the majority) do...
Published: 01 September 2023
Figure 3. Children transform the buildings of Lodz into their own play structure. Podwórka (dir. Sharon Lockhart, US, 2009) More
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Julia Erhart Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 The Children's Hour (William Wyler, 1961) "She Could Hardly Invent Them!" From Epistemological Uncertainty to Discursive Production: Lesbianism in The Children's Hour Julia Erhart...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 143–177.
Published: 01 December 2011
... is a reading of Born into Brothels , an award-winning film documenting the codirector and photojournalist Zana Briski's humanitarian project to emancipate the children of prostitutes in India by training them in photography and creating avenues for them to sell their own photographs of brothel life. A close...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Celeste Kearney Despite feminists' criticisms of “girl games'” gender essentialism in the 1990s, many contemporary manufacturers of children's goods are still relying on traditional gender norms to reach female youth. In an effort to better understand this phenomenon, this article focuses...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 197–207.
Published: 01 September 2018
... meanings of humanity. Popular among contemporary participatory documentary interventions aiming to empower dehumanized subjects such as impoverished children, disaster victims, disabled individuals, and endangered animals, immediations include tropes such as the photographic aesthetic of innocence...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Us ) as a shorthand, not only for warning against the danger of racist violence in postunification Germany but also for insisting that this trend aligns with a longer German history of violence against the most vulnerable, including women, children, and racialized minorities. Copyright © 2018...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 75–89.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... The format is derived from writer Georges Perec, and the essay connects these artists through their experiences as Holocaust survivors or children of survivors. Touching on Akerman’s Jewish heritage, her early success with the film Jeanne Dielman: 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (Belgium/France, 1975...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 31–61.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Figure 3. Children transform the buildings of Lodz into their own play structure. Podwórka (dir. Sharon Lockhart, US, 2009) ...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hervé Picherit This essay argues that the French actress Arletty, née Léonie Bathiat, engaged in a multifaceted and complex form of selfhood that profoundly influenced her role in the classic film of the French occupation period, Les enfants du paradis ( Children of Paradise , dir. Marcel Carné...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2016
... produced as part of this project, Self-Portrait with Three Women (dir. Zhang Mengqi, China, 2010) and Children's Village (dir. Zou Xueping, China, 2012), the article argues that the project produces a counterhistory through collective film production in a digital format. These films foreground...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 43–75.
Published: 01 September 2009
... documentaries frequently focus on women and children in not only the United Kingdom but also in cultures as diverse as Japan, Iran, and nations in Africa. This essay explores four of her most well-known recent documentaries, Divorce Iranian Style (1998) and Runaway (2001), both made in Tehran and codirected...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (3 (114)): 203–212.
Published: 01 December 2023
... of so many provinces. They have massacred our people, they kidnapped many children, they sold girls as child brides to their men, they murdered a woman for her attire. . . . It is a humanitarian crisis, and yet the world is silent. . . . We need your voice. The media, governments, and the world...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 87–107.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sandy Flitterman-Lewis Abstract Agnès Varda's 2007 installation Les Justes au Panthéon ( The Righteous at the Pantheon , France) honored the many French “Righteous” who saved Jewish children during World War II in a ceremony commemorating their heroic actions with the placement of a plaque...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 41–59.
Published: 01 May 2021
... part of Varda's film corpus and of her feminist investigations of different subjectivities and desires, of the affective worlds of contemporary women and children. It takes shape in her tenderness for Jane Birkin, but also in light of her own clearer thinking about childhood, nostalgia, and fantasy...