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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93-121.
Published: 01 May 2016
... pattern but rather emerges, so to speak, through the lines, much like the video image itself. Ros Murray is a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in the film studies department at Queen Mary University of London. Her work focuses on 1970s feminist video collectives. She has published on the...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5-33.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... A longtime media activist, she cofounded Emma Productions, a feminist media collective, in the 1980s. She is the writer/director/codirector of ten films and videos, including, most recently, This Is Gay Propaganda: LGBT Rights and the War in Ukraine (Canada, 2015). © 2016 by Camera Obscura...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153-163.
Published: 01 December 2016
... (2010). © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 Arnait Inuit art indigenous media feminist film collectives Isuma Figure 1. Qulliq (Oil Lamp, Arnait Video Productions, Canada, 1993) IN PRACTICE Arnait Video Productions: Inuit Women’s...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 136-143.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Criticism, held at Northwestern University from November 14 to 16,1980, was organized by a group of women in the Radio-TV-Film Department at Northwestern who had been associated through their activities in a feminist readings collective, called “The Feminar. ” The Feminar has recently assumed...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 150-158.
Published: 01 January 1990
... her research intersects with feminist film criticism and American social film history, and where she stimulates us to go further. Two collections on women and consumer culture -the special issue of Quarterly Review of Film and Video edited by Jane Gaines and Michael Renov on “Female...
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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 (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 153-163.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Elizabeth Coffman; Erica Stein New Day Films was formed in 1972 as a feminist media collective to distribute films addressing gender issues. Forty years later, New Day boasts close to two hundred members and yearly distribution profits of $1 million. This article uses New Day's history to...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 147-155.
Published: 01 December 2018
... film authorship, namely: feminist structures (WIFTG), demands for a quota system (PQF), and a grassroots feminist mentoring collective of film school graduates (ITW). Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 gender parity German film industry quota system film collectives Verband der...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107-137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... film to celebrate Morocco's cultural history and to trace out a feminist trajectory that embraces the country's Islamic heritage. More specifically, it conveys its protagonist's embrace of Sufism simultaneously through a narrative influenced by Sufi poetics and a Sufi-influenced visual aesthetics. Yet...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 165-173.
Published: 01 May 2016
... heroines Collectivity in (StopMotion  • 167 of our work.”8 If part of the feminist project is to obviate societal norms regarding gender and the body, Johnson and company are in the cultural vanguard. The protagonists of recent films and con- cepts Johnson has...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 129-145.
Published: 01 December 2018
... on her work, and her resistance to postfeminist trends prevalent in contemporary visual media. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 film collectives gender equity feminist film German film industry postfeminism Tatjana Turanskyj ...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27-63.
Published: 01 May 2016
...—terrains of collectivity, friendship, and even interspecies affinities, giving spectators glimpses into queer existential and political formations outside of a predominantly LGBT framework. Marc Francis is pursuing his PhD in film studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He works on...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 1-19.
Published: 01 December 2018
... women’s cinema at present, visible in the rise of the Berlin School, the development of women-oriented production collectives, and the resurgence of feminist organizing on behalf of gender parity in the contemporary German film industry. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 This content is made...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 165-175.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Liz Clarke; S. Topiary Landberg In this article, the authors argue that the 2013 omnibus film Valencia: The Movie/s (US) presents a unique approach to collective filmmaking in its adaptation of Michelle Tea's queer coming-of-age memoir Valencia (2000). This approach creates a sense of cultural...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1-41.
Published: 01 September 2009
... aesthetic surface, particularly from feminist and queer theoretical approaches that I will later discuss — but the suspicion of “prettiness” nonetheless remains strangely resilient. We might think, for example, of the commonplace of “empty spectacle” as a figure of critique in film writing from...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 101-135.
Published: 01 December 2012
... together a wide range of genders and bodies on-screen, all the while showing profound love and respect for the 1970s feminist legacy. The article takes this new queer work as an invitation and a provocation to reassess Barbara Hammer's short experimental films of the 1970s and the larger cultural-feminist...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 177-189.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is the line from the poster? — “Marilyn Monroe and ‘Niagara’ a raging torrent of emotion that even nature can’t con- Photography, the Archive, and the Question of Feminist Form  • 181 trol!” The film reveals an incredible fear of the power of female desire, which could be...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33-57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... scholarship in the introduction to her collection Chinese Women’s Cinema: Trans- national Contexts. Wang writes: “Today, feminist film studies must step outside the restrictive framework of the nation-­state and criti- cally resituate gender and cinema in a transnational feminist con- figuration that...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 147-155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... conversation 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...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 177-183.
Published: 01 December 2016
... by organizing a public event in which excerpts from the censorship documents were uploaded to Wikipedia . © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 Radha May Italian cinema censorship artist collective female sexuality feminist artists Radha May is an artist whose work explores forgotten...