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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 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Rhona Berenstein Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Remembering History: Films by Women at the 1989 Toronto Film Festival Rhona Berenstein . . . the textual construction (written filmic, etc.) of discursive spaces in which not Woman but women...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2002) 17 (2 (50)): 109–153.
Published: 01 September 2002
...Despina Kakoudaki Camera Obscura 2002 Despina Kakoudaki is an assistant professor of comparative literature at Harvard University, where she teaches courses in film, literature, and visual culture. She is currently completing a book on artificial people (why we imagine them and how we represent...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2002) 17 (3 (51)): 115–147.
Published: 01 December 2002
... Satanic worship in West Memphis, Arkansas. A Star Is Porn: Corpulence, Comedy, and the Homosocial Cult of Adult Film Star Ron Jeremy Emily Shelton In a 1995 episode of MTV’s Beavis and Butthead, “Career Day,” the eponymous, flatulent, nose-picking adolescent duo take their usual spot on...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2003
... filmmakers have depicted transformations in the meaning of public, paid work since World War II. Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis in Unbreakable (dir. M. Night Shyamalan, US, 2000) Hoodoo Economics: White Men’s Work and Black Men’s Magic in Contemporary American Film Heather J. Hicks In a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 47–73.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Charles I. Nero Camera Obscura 2004 Charles I. Nero teaches film and literature at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine. He has published numerous articles on white identities in film and African diaspora gay literatures. Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins in The Shawshank Redemption (dir. Frank Darabont...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2005) 20 (1 (58)): 1–31.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Alison Butler Camera Obscura 2005 Alison Butler teaches film studies in the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television at the University of Reading in the UK. She is the author of Women's Cinema: The Contested Screen (2002) and a member of the editorial advisory board of the journal Screen...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2005) 20 (2 (59)): 119–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... blooming, taken from a Jean Comandon fl ower study film made at the biological laboratory on Albert Kahn’s property. The film, titled Le Mouvement des végétaux (dir. Jean Comandon and Pierre de Fonbrune, 1926–29), is similar to the type of fi lm Colette viewed at the Musée Galliera and in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2006) 21 (2 (62)): 144–167.
Published: 01 September 2006
... in New Literary History, Discourse , and the Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association . Daisies (dir. Veˇra Chytilová, Czechoslovakia, 1966) “So We Will Go Bad”: Cheekiness, Laughter, Film Anca Parvulescu And what we call Laughter is only this action of the face...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2006) 21 (3 (63)): 153–156.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Robin Blaetz Camera Obscura 2006 Robin Blaetz is an associate professor and chair of the Film Studies Program at Mount Holyoke College. She has written Visions of the Maid: Joan of Arc in American Film and Culture (2001) and is completing an anthology titled Women's Experimental Cinema...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Jane M. Gaines Camera Obscura 2007 Jane M. Gaines is professor of literature and English at Duke University, where she founded the Film/Video/Digital Program, and in 2007-8 is visiting professor in the Film Division, School of the Arts, Columbia University. She is the author of two award...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 1–41.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Rosalind Galt This article contends that film studies has consistently denigrated “pretty” images: those that emphasize detailed composition, excess color, or decorative style. While the term deliberately invokes the triviality of “pretty pictures,” the article questions this taken-for-granted...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 75–117.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Laura Horak The commercial success of Elinor Glyn's 1927 film It has obscured the fact that, throughout her career until this point, Glyn had promoted a significantly different sexual ideology. In a remarkable array of novels, plays, lectures, interviews, editorials, and advice manuals, Glyn had...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 101–141.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo is one of the most acclaimed films of all times, recognized by scores of critics, film theorists, and film historians as a pivotal work in both film history and film theory. By now, Vertigo is so deeply embedded in film theory that it is almost...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 25–59.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Lindsey Green-Simms This essay examines the aesthetic dimensions of the “occult melodramas” of West African video-films by discussing how filmmakers use the technology of video to recreate the sensuous impact of daily rumors that speak to spiritual and socioeconomic anxieties. Given that these...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 39–67.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Chris Dumas The problem of the “it was all a dream” structure is considered, particularly in reference to its appearance in the year 1953. This article compares three films featuring the dream structure — Robot Monster (dir. Phil Tucker, US), The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (dir. Roy Rowland, US), and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 149–157.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Roya Rastegar Festivals not only select and exhibit films, they also call in audiences and shape the conditions in which these audiences engage with cinema. Drawing from the author's changing personal relationship to cinema culture, and engaging with eleven films that premiered at the 2012 Sundance...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 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: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Theresa L. Geller In this article, I revisit Robin Wood's 1978 article “Responsibilities of a Gay Film Critic,” which is as relevant today as it was at the time of its publication. My aim is to pay tribute to Wood's seminal, deeply personal essay and also to reconsider its claims in terms of the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1995) 12 (2 (35)): 129–157.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Catherine Russell Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 Hara Setsuko in End ofSummer (Ozu Yasujiro, 1961). "Overcoming Modernity": Gender and the Pathos of History in Japanese Film Melodrama Catherine Russell Although this...