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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (1 (70)): 135–175.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and Technicity in Ted Chiang’s “Liking What You See: A Documentary” Thomas Foster This essay focuses on how processes of visual recognition and response are being reconceptualized in some technoculture con- texts, including new media and its theory, popular and journalis- tic discourses...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Secretly Negotiating Contemporary Space in the Lesbian-Bar Documentary Kelly Hankin In the introductory essay of “Lesbians and Film,” a special section of Jump Cut published in 1981, editors Edith Becker, Michelle...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 84–85.
Published: 01 September 1985
...Constance Penley Copyright © 1985 by Camera Obscura 1985 Documentary/ Docu mentation This section of the journal presents three very different and highly con- sidered approaches to the idea of what it means to document an event or activity. We are presenting this material...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 93–133.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and psychoanalysis literature. This new paradigm is driven by the emergence of a new wave of Israeli documentaries such as Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir , Tamar Yarom's To See If I'm Smiling , and Avi Mograbi's Z32 , one that for the first time includes female IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) veterans. Israeli cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (2 (98)): 197–207.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Pooja Rangan; Brett Story; Paige Sarlin Scholar Pooja Rangan and filmmaker-scholars Brett Story and Paige Sarlin engage in a conversation about documentary theory and practice emerging from the questions posed by Rangan’s book Immediations: The Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary (published by Duke...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 41–69.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Feng-Mei Heberer This article explores the possibilities for activist intervention through documentary media at a time when rhetorics of rights and recognition are increasingly appropriated into nationalist state projects, capitalist expansion, and a Northern hemispheric vision of the “good world...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): iv–29.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Lakshmi Padmanabhan What can photographic form teach us about feminist historiography? Through close readings of photographs by visual artist and documentary photographer Sheba Chhachhi, who documented the struggle for women’s rights in India from the 1980s onward, this article outlines...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 119–143.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., who similarly became the subject of news stories, films, performances, and a TV series. It examines the BBC's commissioned documentary film India's Daughter (dir. Leslee Udwin, 2015) as an example of how the aesthetics of realism can sensationalize sexual assault, engender a spectatorial complicity...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 167–177.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... Her films are aesthetically distinct in the context of the formal histories of social documentary in India, which emerged at a moment of political crisis and subsequently came to be associated with instrumental use in education, advocacy, and public address. For Vohra, the textual stability...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that challenge both documentary form that relies on typicality or composites and interactive documentaries that employ online engagement. Instead, highlighting the body and the utterance as political “contact zones,” Bookchin uses sonic composition and choreography to challenge restricted notions of political...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... The accompanying notes in this fictional archive identify this photograph as “Martha and Fae at home. (mid-1930s Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York In the Archives of Lesbian Feelings: Documentary and Popular Culture Ann Cvetkovich Every lesbian is worthy of inclusion in history. If you...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 112–147.
Published: 01 September 1985
...Abigail Solomon-Godeau Copyright © 1985 by Camera Obscura 1985 Reconstructing Documentary: Connie Hatch’s Representational Resistance AbzguiZ Solomon- Godeuzl Above my desk, affixed to my bulletin board is a poster from an exhibition entitled Photo Politic which took place five...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 105–117.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ronald Gregg Abstract Lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer turned from experimental filmmaking to feature-length documentaries in the early 1990s. These late documentaries illustrate her distinct perspective on queer history and affect, which was influenced by 1970s lesbian feminism and queer...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 43–75.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Belinda Smaill British documentary filmmaker Kim Longinotto has been producing work for three decades. Her films have circulated widely and garnered significant critical acclaim. Despite her prominence in the industry, Longinotto's films have attracted surprisingly little scholarly attention. Her...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Sarah Kessler As an audiovisual medium rooted in processes of synchronization, film has sometimes been metaphorized as ventriloquism. At the levels of film genre and form, documentary cinema in particular has also been called ventriloquial, owing to its frequent emphasis on giving voice...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Shilyh Warren This article analyzes Performing the Border (dir. Ursula Biemann, Switzerland and Mexico, 1999), Señorita extraviada ( Missing Young Woman , dir. Lourdes Portillo, Mexico, 2001), and The Price of Sex (dir. Mimi Chakarova, US, 2011), three documentaries that focus on the ways that poor...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 155–185.
Published: 01 May 2021
... Documentary Feature—Varda's first and only Academy Award nomination. Through analysis of Varda's posts and her appearances on JR's Instagram, the author argues that social media complemented the film's conventional promotion while extending Varda's aesthetic practices and interests, offering one of the final...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Rosa-Linda Fregoso In January 2007 the author interviewed Vicky Funari and Sergio de la Torre about the making of their new documentary Maquilapolis . Produced and developed in partnership with the Chilpancingo Collective, Maquilapolis is filmed in the first “maquilized” city in the Americas...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 77–107.
Published: 01 September 2013
... depictions of motherhood, especially as they pertain to the question of race, is juxtaposed with the form of the oppositional gaze represented in two adoption documentary films: Nicole Opper's Off and Running (US, 2009) and Camille Billops and James Hatch's groundbreaking Finding Christa (US, 1991...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1. Barbara Hammer joyfully dancing on the “Hollywood Walk of Fame” in her autobiographical documentary Tender Fictions (US, 1995). More