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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 137–177.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Have One Daughter and That Is Egyptian Cinema”: ‘Azı¯za Amı¯r amid the Histories and Geographies of National Allegory Kay Dickinson On Tuesday, 1 November 1927, Egypt’s daily newspaper, al-Ahra¯m, proclaimed: Silent acting has finally been born in Egypt. In the Egyptian sky a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 139–159.
Published: 01 September 2009
... source of disruption that threatens the symbolic realm. By charting the mother-daughter nexus and suggesting that daughters continue to seek the semiotic chora even after the thetic break, these films also address a discernable lack in Kristeva's theory of abjection by paying due attention to the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 77–107.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Universals and Contrasts , and Storytelling in World Cinema: Contexts . © 2013 by Camera Obscura 2013 Figure 1. A modern family: the Klein-­Clouds in Off and Running (dir. Nicole Opper, US, 2009) Between Mothers and Daughters: Adoption, Family, and Black Female Subjectivity in Finding...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Raz Yosef This article explores the relationship between trauma, gender, and ethnicity in the Israeli film Or, My Treasure (dir. Keren Yedaya, Israel/France, 2004). The film presents a few routine days in the life of Ruthie, a Mizrahi (Jews from Arab countries) prostitute, and her daughter, Or. I...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
... daughters and sisters describe their profound grief; and each filmmaker includes herself either in the frame or in the voice-over of the film—sometimes in both. Despite their distinct aesthetic investments, these three films share common thematic preoccupations with gender-based violence and filmically...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 75–101.
Published: 01 December 2018
... man and mother to an Afro-German daughter named Achieng. Inspired by Obama’s own experiences, a central focus of the film is the personal effects of racism on black immigrant women and the fungibility of black lives in postunification Germany where political rhetoric has contributed to an atmosphere...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 99–111.
Published: 01 May 2019
... diary. Writing her personal history in images and words, Aker-man explores the meaning of Jewishness and other ethnicities threatened by death while reaching out to her mother as a daughter whose being has always been shadowed by legacy and history. The essay explores intertextual resonances of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2011) 26 (1 (76)): 39–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... figure of Antigone, Oedipus's daughter, the marginalized and yet inerasable point of departure for another psychoanalysis— perhaps for another theory of the archive. In light of what Judith Butler calls Antigone's “scandalously impure” claim, a claim that appropriates the very language of the power she...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1996) 13 (2 (38)): 116–131.
Published: 01 May 1996
..., Daughters ofthe Dust was already the focus of considerable attention before the print even hit the screens. Actual showings of the picture met and surpassed pre-release expectations, as prints were held over in many theaters where the film premiered due to popular demand. Almost immediately upon release...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 224–227.
Published: 01 May 1979
... mm) Edda Chiemnyjewski is an independent newspaper photographer in West Berlin. In order to support herself and her small daughter, she sells her photographs to the editors of various newspapers. She finds the demands of her daughter, her work, her friends, daily life...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 60–71.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Linda Reisman © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 DaughtersofChaos (Marjorie Keller, 1979) Personal Film / Feminist Film Linda Reisman 1. With [Daughters ofChaos] [Keller] is established as a major filmmaker, perhaps the only major...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 1983
... arrogant about it. I was basically committed to American poetics, American film, and contemporary work. When I look back on it now, it was a very narrow• minded commitment. LR: How do you see the progression from your earlier films to Misconception and Daughters ofChaos? MK: The early 8mm...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 332–335.
Published: 01 December 1989
... liberal equality before the law. The only problem was that in this case that law had already been named that of the father: hence the question from an excluded daughter. At that time I was sufficiently reassured by Metz’s answer not to try to conceive of an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 169–170.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Homosexual Desire in Philippe Vallois’s Johan. No. 84: pp. 125 – 57 Lucas Hilderbrand Sex Out of Sync: Christmas on Earth’s and Couch’s Queer Sound Tracks. No. 83: pp. 45 – 75 Dijana Jelacˇa Between Mothers and Daughters: Adoption, Family, and Black Female Subjectivity in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 152–155.
Published: 01 January 1992
... within four months I bought my own video camera. I learned so fast that I was able to teach my nine-year-old daughter how to use the camera. It sounds corny, but once the We Care video was distributed, a whole new world opened up for me. I was able to network with...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 194–196.
Published: 01 May 2007
... delivery of their firstborn baby, a quasi mirror on the genesis of all of our lives, have revealed to me an ever-evolving cultural fascination with birth and the body. In 1995, I gave birth to my first daughter, Maya. Two years later, my second daughter popped out. Images and sounds from...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2007) 22 (1 (64)): 181–185.
Published: 01 May 2007
... time period. This footage is narrated by an elderly Anna, Freud’s youngest daughter, the renowned child psychoana- lyst who lived in the London family house with her partner long after her parents were gone. At the opening of the video, Anna Freud notes that these are home movies made for...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1980) 2 (2 (5)): 72–79.
Published: 01 September 1980
... read by the Anna 0.-like voice) goes on to say that Breuer, profoundly shocked, fled the house in a cold sweat. “The next day he and his wife left for Venice to spend a second honeymoon, which resulted in the conception of a daughter; the girl born in these curious circumstances was nearly...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (2 (29)): 247–248.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Lives TogetherlWorlds Apart: Mothers and Daughters in Popular Culture by Suzanna Danuta Walters. University of California Press, 1992. $25.00. The Hollywood Musical, second edition by Jane Feuer. Indiana University Press, 1993. $10.95. The Screen Education Reader...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1992) 10 (1 (28)): 290–291.
Published: 01 January 1992
... AIDS. She also has a small company with her ten year old daughter, Jahanara Zzaman. Fatimah Tobing Rony is a doctoral candidate in the History of Art at Yale 291 University. Her dissertation is on the “ethnographic” in early cinema. Aha Solomon is a staff writer at the Village Voice where she...