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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 237–244.
Published: 01 May 1979
... The Camera Obscura Collective French Feminism Syntactical hesitation: Ywelthey. The third person plural signifies dis- tance, taking French feminists as the object of a discourse. The first person plural signifies solidarity, describing the women I have loved and with whom I have worked...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 161–187.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Mauro Resmini This article examines a recent tendency in contemporary art cinema—the New French Extremity (NFE)—and focuses specifically on a critique of the scholarly discourse that has flourished around it in recent years. The fundamental argument of this discourse can be summarized as follows...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1981) 3 (1 (7)): 144–150.
Published: 01 May 1981
...Rosi Braidotti; Jane Weinstock © 1981 by Camera Obscura 1981 Book Review New French Feminisms: Some Points Re-viewed Rosi Braidotti andJane Weinstock The text which follows is part of a larger, polyvocal response (forth- coming in the Australian feminist journal, Hecute) to New...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ros Murray This article assesses the impact and import of 1970s French feminist video collectives, focusing on the relationship between technology, subjectivity, and embodiment. It investigates how early portable video technology provided the tools for an exploration of subjectivity as collective...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 125–157.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David A. Gerstner This article presents a study of Philippe Vallois's 1976 gay film Johan: Mon été 75 , the only French film from the period that directly and explicitly represents gay male sexuality and its urban milieu, Paris. Johan tells the story of a filmmaker (played by Vallois) who intends...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hervé Picherit This essay argues that the French actress Arletty, née Léonie Bathiat, engaged in a multifaceted and complex form of selfhood that profoundly influenced her role in the classic film of the French occupation period, Les enfants du paradis ( Children of Paradise , dir. Marcel Carné...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 1–23.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Kathleen Collins First appearing on the air in 1947, Dione Lucas was one of the earliest television cooking-show hosts. As a business owner, single mother, influential salesperson, and highly respected professional in her field (Julia Child referred to Lucas as “the mother of French cooking in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 85–117.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that these women's performances played crucial roles in orchestrating transitions in industrial film form. Focusing on a comparison between the French Pathé and American Vitagraph companies, I examine the variety of techniques deployed to try to rationalize or contain the unruly bodily gestures of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Olivia Khoo Singaporean filmmaker Sun Koh's short film Dirty Bitch ( Tu Nu [兔女], 2009) was inspired by a violently censored VHS copy of Claire Denis's Nénette et Boni (France, 1996) found by the director at the Singapore public library. While the film can be read as an homage to a well-known French...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 117–151.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Ora Gelley The French director Catherine Breillat has in recent years become a kind of figurehead for what has been perceived by many as a new trend in contemporary European cinema toward extreme representations of violence and graphic sexuality. As a consequence of the controversy provoked by...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 13–29.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., change, and openness in Akerman’s work. Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 Chantal Akerman Claire Atherton film editing moving-image installation feminist film French film ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 238–239.
Published: 01 December 1982
... Cahievs du Cinima and has taught film in Berkeley and Iowa City. He is the author of Montage Eisenstein (Paris: Editions Albatros, 1979) and is responsible for the French edition of S.M. Eisenstein’s works. He is also the co-editor and co-author of Thiorie du Film (Paris...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 321–322.
Published: 01 September 1991
... (forthcoming, Routledge). At present he is writing a book on American masculinity and the movies during the fifties. Thomas DiPiero teaches French and -comparative literature at the University of Rochester. He is the author of Dangerous Truths and Criminal Passions: The Evolution of the French...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 146–147.
Published: 01 September 1983
... series ofradio interviews on the subject of video for France Culture called Video Babi/. He is also editing the French edition of the diary of Alice James. Mary Ann Doane teaches film and theory in the Semiotics Program at Brown University. She has published articles in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1980) 2 (3 (6)): 153.
Published: 01 December 1980
... © 1980 by Camera Obscura 1980 Contributors 153 Marguerite Duras is a French novelist, playwnght, and filmmaker. Her most recent work includestlure'lia Steiner, composed of four short films, and a special issue of Cahiers du Cine'ma, Les...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1993) 11 (2 (32)): 161.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Fantasy on Screen, Camera, and Canvas (Routledge, 1993),the former Editor of TheatreJournal, and the editor of Mimesis, Masochism & Mime: The Politics of Theatricality in Contempo- rary French Thought (Michigan, forthcoming). Sharon Willis is an Associate Professor of French and Visual and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 158–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Golden Age of French Cinema and Hollywood Diva: A Biography of Jeanette MacDonald . He is currently researching a book on contemporary French theater. Isabelle Huppert; or, The Gallic Valkyrie Who Bewitched Brooklyn Edward Baron Turk It is October 2005. I am seated in the eighth row of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2001) 16 (2 (47)): 133–175.
Published: 01 September 2001
... (TV series) One of the most popular and critically acclaimed shows ever to appear on basic cable, La Femme Nikita has an interesting textual pedigree. It is based on Luc Besson’s 1990 French film of the same name, which was remade as a Hong Kong action movie titled Black Cat (dir. Stephen Shin...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 139–140.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Books Received French Film Theory and Criticism: A History/Anthology 1907-1 939 by Rich- ard Abel. Vols. 1 and 2. Princeton University Press, 1988. Horton Foote’s Three Trips to Bountiful edited by Barbara Moore and David G...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2001) 16 (1 (46)): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of film theory. For the past eight years she has been an editor of iris . She also serves as the French correspondent for the International Forum of Young Cinema at the Berlin Film Festival. 03-Bluher.sh 5/29/01 12:38 PM Page iv Souviens-toi-de moi [Remember Me] (1995/96...