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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 142–153.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Ingrid Ryberg This article provides a critical discussion of the world-famous, much-celebrated gender equality work in the Swedish film industry. Since the Swedish Film Institute launched a program for gender equality in 2013, redesigned in 2016 as the action plan 50/50 by 2020, Sweden has been...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Peter Alilunas Alan Alda has an important legacy not only as an actor but also as a feminist activist. This article reexamines his star text from the perspective of his political work as a vocal and very public supporter of the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, as well as explores why his name...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 65–93.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of black manhood. That is, the tape facilitates our understanding of how performances of race, gender, sex, and sexuality are equally induced by subject as by spectator. The tape not only speaks to the constitutive links between authenticity and spectatorship that pornography reveals but also...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 127–153.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the underrepresentation of women's work with activists of the French 50/50 en 2020 collective, a gender equity campaign comprising writers, directors, producers, actresses, cinematographers, talent agents, editors, distributors, sales agents, and other members of the film industry ( fig. 1 ). The 2019 Cannes festival...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... the institutionalized practice of class and gender equality—and new mainstream discourses began to endorse a universal modernity, disregarding sociopolitical consequences of the market. Zhang Nuanxin (张暖忻, 1941–95) emerged as a pioneer in both the theory and practice of early post-Mao new experimental cinema, but she...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 231–239.
Published: 01 May 2021
... under the aegis of a new initiative aimed at exploring the interconnections between sustainability and gender equality. Thus, “Gender Equality and Sustainability: Agnès Varda's Sustaining Legacy” quickly began to take shape. We set a date in late March, to mark the anniversary of Varda's death; we sent...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 166–173.
Published: 01 September 1991
... of American innocence and frontierism through Leatherstocking and Daniel Boone to the Green Berets” (76) and Philip Beidler’s American Literature and the Experience of Vietnam (1982) which reads war fiction in the context of American literary tradition. In these works, explains Jeffords, “gender...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 170–176.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Yvonne Tasker; Diane Negra Camera Obscura 2006 Yvonne Tasker is a professor of film and television studies at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of various books including Working Girls: Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture (1998) and the forthcoming Soldiers...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 103–128.
Published: 01 May 1997
... discourses-pose to historical hegemonic power relation While it may be impossible to think of angels without invoking nineteenthtentury paradigms of gender, it is also equally impossible to consider another cultural emblem (and one that is as far removed from angels as possible) without...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
... these “things worse than murder” unanswered. Given the long history of projecting the rape of white women onto Black men, the ideological work done by this image again completely obscures the actual gender dynamics of the story. The white woman...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 35–71.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of gender identity construction and aesthetics. On the day of her wedding, nineteen-year-old Rita (Carla Bolito) is on her way to a hairdresser in a shopping center. Her attrac- tiveness is highlighted when a man of African descent (Orlando Sergio), who works in one of the other shops, grabs her...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 177–211.
Published: 01 December 2003
... liberation enforced by the communist state.4 This equality is limited to the legal and economic realm, without recognizing the multiple realities of sexed bodies and gendered desires. Feminist film criticism and theory, the sources of some of the most productive insights for Western critical theo- ries...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2001
... in the “blind spot” of her male peers.15 But in a move deftly calculated to make a spectacle of her own invisibility, Wilson began to produce works which paired textual propositions with photographs that made the gendered implica- tions...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 45–93.
Published: 01 May 2000
... logics to do its work. Since televisual narcis- sism is clearly an aspect of television’s perceived associations with femininity, feminist logics promise not only to improve televi- sion’s image as a gendered object, but also to improve its modes...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (2 (47)): 79–131.
Published: 01 September 2001
... projects. In this respect, kitchen technologies and media technologies work together and through each other as technologies of gender. In Design for Dreaming (and at the Motorama itself) the promises of kitchen technologies are initially established through the showcasing of cars alongside...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 155–160.
Published: 01 December 1989
... the feminist implications of Raymond Bellour’s work on enunci- ation in Hitchcock, for I felt (as I still do) that it was only once the enunciative processes were explored in terms of the variables of gender that the real import of enunciation theory could be understood. I continued to theorize...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 112–147.
Published: 01 September 1985
..., the compass of the works’ formal, strategic and conceptual concerns are more frequently associated with contemporary postmodernist art practice. Hatch thus ends up as something of an anomaly within the photography world, and equally an anomaly in the mainstream art world within...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 12–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
... the publication of job advertisements by employers engaged in gov- ernmental contracts, gender desegregation of job advertisements, equal pay for equal work, and criminalization of sexual harassment. All this might have been in vain had the movement not addressed sexist ideologies that linked women’s...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 101–124.
Published: 01 September 1991
... engendering men as men, an act that, far from being biological, is first and foremost political. Hegemonic masculinity, finally, works to efface differences in race, class, sexual orientation, and national identity, and puts forth as or- iginary and essential a binary gender...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 1983
... of a feminist argument, namely, to foreground "the inevitable mark on Cassatt's work of both her gender and her socialization as feminine" (p. 23). An illuminating point of departure for this identification of Cassatt's particular inflection of the Impressionist stylistic endeavor...