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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 90–107.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Richard deCordova Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Ethnography and Exhibition: The Child Audience, the Hays Office and Saturday Matinees Richard deCordova Everybody is talking about the movies, about what is...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (2 (23)): 8–41.
Published: 01 May 1990
...Mary Carbine Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 “The Finest Outside the Loop”: Motion Picture Exhibition in Chicago’s Black Metropolis, 1905-1928 Mary Carbine In 1905 the first black-owned movie theater, Motts Pekin Temple, opened in the section...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., 2011), Suzy Salamy's 1982/2006 (US, 2006), and Moufawad-Paul's Rejoice, O My Heart / يبلق اي حرفا (Canada, 2011) suggest an irreverent queer strategy by undermining the narrative conventions and visual codes of mainstream news media and popular US and Egyptian cinema. Salamy's video, previously...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 223–233.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Mary Ann Doane; Philip Rosen Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Conference Reports Cinema Histories, Cinema PvaLtices Asilomar Conference Mary Ann Doane and Philip Rosen What came to be known as the Milwaukee-in-California conference, entitled “Cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
... outputs and the collaborative dedication of the partners, has become a fitting testament to the strength of the work of Chantal Akerman. cinema exhibition Chantal Akerman installation curation collaboration London Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 ...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (3 (63)): 145–151.
Published: 01 December 2006
... the curating and exhibition of this work. Notes on Women’s Cinema, the pamphlet that included Johnston’s essay, grew out of the Edin- burgh Film Festival’s 1972 Women’s Cinema Event, which she co- organized with Laura Mulvey and Lynda Myles.2 Yet the canon...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... important role that film festivals play in the exhibition of queer short films is especially pertinent to queer Asian cinema, which remains, as Helen Hok-­Sze Leung notes, predominantly a festival category, unlike New Queer Cinema in the United States, which was rapidly mainstreamed.15 Queer...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (3 (60)): 193–231.
Published: 01 December 2005
...- cursive adventure. If the distribution and exhibition of Hollywood cinema worldwide necessarily involves a translation practice such as the public recognition and misrecognition of Pearl White, we also have to clarify the position from which we are approaching the practice of translation. Rather...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (3 (84)): 33–65.
Published: 01 December 2013
...John G. Nichols This article traces the formation, activities, and significance of the first amateur cinema club devoted to film study in the US, the Cleveland Cinema Club. From its inception in 1915 until 1968, the Cleveland Cinema Club, an outgrowth of the Cleveland Women's Club, sought to create...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., institutional, and exhibition practices that co-­exist during this moment of transi- tion.”4 Current film historiography argues that transitional cinema negotiates unevenly between two antithetical modes of address: a “cinema of attractions,” as Tom Gunning describes it,5 typified by its exhibitionism...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 112–132.
Published: 01 May 1988
... illusionistic power of cinema, as well as film’s illusion of movement, is that of a train rushing toward the camera in 34view. The marriage of the railroad and the cinema was consummated in early film exhibition practices like Hale’s Tours.2 Hale’s Tours, a nick- elodeon amusement first introduced...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... institutionalized practice of class and gender equality—and new mainstream discourses began to endorse a universal modernity, disregarding sociopolitical consequences of the market. Zhang Nuanxin (张暖忻, 1941–95) emerged as a pioneer in both the theory and practice of early post-Mao new experimental cinema, but she...
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Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 144–156.
Published: 01 December 1984
...Janet Walker Annette Kuhn (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982) © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Women’s Pictures: Feminism and Cinema by Annette Kuhn (London: Rodedge & Kegan Pad, 1982) Janet WaZker ‘Women’s pictures’ ’ evokes simultaneously the Hollywood studio pro...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
... seemingly antithetical filmmak- ing styles? Or is the film, as Sean Cubbitt characterizes it, a “cos- mopolitan cinematic object” that molds “the multiple traditions of global cinema into a harmonious whole,” exhibiting “a desperate if affectless pursuit of beauty?”4 Made for 50 million dollars...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 1–45.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., University of London. His essay is part of a forthcoming book entitled Remapping European Art Cinema . 01-Betz.sh 5/29/01 12:29 PM Page iv La notte (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy/France, 1961). Courtesy the Museum of Modern Art Film Stills Archive...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
... of their seams of production, and the nostalgia that circulates around their sites of exhibition, particularly the “grindhouse,” have given them an atypical if unique place in the pantheon of cult film objects. The video and DVD market for late 1960s and 1970s exploitation cinema has...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 73–89.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Heide Schlüpmann Melodrama and Social Drama in the Early German Cinema Heide Schliipmunn During the period from 1911-12, film producers made a determined effort to adapt the cinema to the aesthetic cosmos of bourgeois culture. In so doing they were responding to massive attacks...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Kirsten Ostherr Contagion and the Boundaries of the Visible: The Cinema of World Health Kirsten Ostherr World Health and the Dialectics of Visibility and Invisibility Even a cursory glance at contemporary US film and television reveals a cultural obsession with contagious...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Joy James Stephen Rea and Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992) Black Femmes Fatales and Sexual Abuse in Progressive “White” Cinema: Neil Jordan’s Mona Lisa and The Crying Game Joy lames Neil Jordan’s American success story Often in media and film, violence in...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (2 (44)): 105–149.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Angelica Fenner Camera Obscura 2000 Angelica Fenner is a lecturer in cultural studies and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. She recently completed a dissertation on the representation of Afro-Germans in early West German cinema and has published several...