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Camera Obscura (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 (2019) 34 (3): 63–95.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Jenelle Troxell This article examines the origin myth of the feminist film journal Close Up , namely, an excursion by its founders Bryher and H.D. to see G. W. Pabst’s Die freudlose Gasse ( The Joyless Street , 1925) in a small cinema in Montreux, Switzerland. Throughout the essay, I use Joyless...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Barbara Klinger Women Working Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1959) Conference Report Conference on Feminist Film Criticism Barbara Klinger The Lolita Raclin Rodgers Memorial Conference on Feminist Film Criticism, held at Northwestern...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2005
... Screen . If 6 Was 9 (dir. Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Finland, 1995). Copyright Crystal Eye Ltd., Helsinki Feminist Film in the Gallery: If 6 Was 9 Alison Butler Eija-Liisa Ahtila’s fi lms and DVD installations have been described by the artist herself and others as “human dramas,” although...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 150–158.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Jeanne Allen Palaces of Consumption as Women’s Club: En-countering Women’s Labor History and Feminist Film Criticism ]eanne Allen As leading promoters of consumer culture in the United States, the department store and the motion picture theater grew up together...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 68–81.
Published: 01 December 1989
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 235–249.
Published: 01 September 1985
...E. Ann Kaplan Copyright © 1985 by Camera Obscura 1985 The Hidden Agenda: Re- Vision: Essays in Feminist Film Criticism E. Ann Kaplan Women in Film is fast becoming a publicly recognized sub-field within Film Studies. The recent spate of books externalizes for the larger academic...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 149–159.
Published: 01 September 2022
...Shana MacDonald Abstract This article looks at the work of the Drunk Feminist Film (DFF) collective from Toronto, Canada. DFF screenings offer interactive in‐person and online events that combine watching popular Hollywood films with simultaneous live commentary, audience participation, and hashtag...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 80–94.
Published: 01 September 1988
...Diane Waldman Copyright © 1988 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1988 Film Theory and the Gendered Spectator: The Female or the Feminist Reader? Diane Waldman Like literary theory and criticism, film theory has moved from a notion of meaning immanent in the text to a concern...
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Published: 01 September 2022
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hester Baer; Angelica Fenner Setting the stage for this special issue of Camera Obscura , the introduction makes the case for German cinema as a renewed site for the theorization of women’s film authorship and feminist film production today. German cinema presents an especially generative case...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 49–73.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Mary Hennessy This article retraces a genealogy from the contemporary Berlin School back to German feminist film culture of the 1970s. It focuses on two films with female protagonists: Helke Sander’s watershed feminist film of the New German Cinema, Die allseitig reduzierte Persönlichkeit—Redupers...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 57–81.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the film sound theorist Michel Chion calls the acousmêtre , or the acousmatic voice. By bringing together Chion, Lacan, and feminist film theory, the article analyzes the acousmatization of the male voice in Gabbeh (dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran/France, 1996) and Banoo-ye ordibehesht ( The May Lady , dir...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 147–155.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to be multipronged and diverse and therefore can be historically situated within the tradition of feminist film activism in Germany. The essay illustrates the unique paths each organization has pursued within a neoliberal film market to achieve the common goals of gender equality and the revitalization of women’s...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... to The Watermelon Woman to suggest how reflexivity might be used otherwise. A discussion of the film's reflexive movements illuminates the ways that certain feminist filmmaking practices, though highly influential, are excluded from theoretical discussions on modes of cinematic discourse and maintained instead...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Kristen Fallica This essay commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the independent feminist film organization Women Make Movies (WMM) by reflecting on its history and relationship to larger currents in feminist media culture. Based on archival research, this contribution to Camera Obscura 's...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 37–61.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Courtney R. Baker Recent African American film scholarship has called for an attention to the structures of black representation on screen. This work echoes the calls made in the 1990s by black feminist film and cultural scholars to resist the allure of reading for racial realism and to develop...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... covers the growth of the organization since the 1970s, the close connection between feminist film theory and independent filmmaking in the 1980s, changes in the culture of documentary, gender inequities in film directing and in financing of films about women, the impact of digital culture on educational...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
... argue that Or, My Treasure is a critical Mizrahi feminist film that exposes the hegemonic social gaze as a political mechanism of power and violence that terrorizes the Mizrahi female body. The ethnic, class, and gender oppression of the Mizrahi female subject creates a traumatic experience...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... was dismissed as nonessential to the advancement of post-Mao new cinema in the late 1980s. Post-Mao feminist film scholars have since expressed their disappointment with Zhang’s films due to their incomplete break from the socialist mainstream cinema of the Mao era. This article closely studies Zhang’s most...