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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 149–157.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Film Festival, this article gestures to a waxing movement of independent filmmaking that is steadily eroding the hegemony of mainstream film culture. Films discussed include Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere and Nadine Labaki's Where Do We Go Now? Significant shifts in the field of independent film are...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 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: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2013) 28 (1 (82)): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... to address the under- and misrepresentation of women in film and media; today, the New York–based nonprofit supports the creation and circulation of independent film and media by and about women through its production assistance program, extensive distribution service, and advocacy role. The...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 153–163.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Diana Pozo; Bonnie Ruberg; Chris Goetz Queer gamers have always been a part of video game culture. However, since the mid-2000s, the growing importance of fans to media consumption and the rise to prominence of the independent game industry have helped bring public recognition and awareness to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2010) 25 (2 (74)): 183–195.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Ani Maitra In a conversation with the queer South Asian independent filmmaker and video artist Hima B. and through an analysis of her cinema verité work-in-progress And I Do Survive , this interview-article looks at the relationship between televisual discourse and “citizenship” as a form of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 137–145.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elena Gorfinkel Anna Biller, Los Angeles independent filmmaker, director, writer, producer, and star of the retro-sexploitation film Viva (2007) discusses her creative influences and production practice. Discussing the value of discarded generic modes such as 1960s sexploitation film and the use of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 59–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (Duma). Consequently, Germanika has become visible as an auteur who operates simultaneously between several historical, conceptual, and industrial formations: as a female director in a still male-dominated post-Soviet cinema industry, as an independent director in a production landscape defined by large...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 137–159.
Published: 01 May 2014
... independent film proper. Seldom, however, are these female directors absorbed by the promotional rhetoric of “Indiewood.” Specifically, their authorship rarely fits the mold celebrated by this discourse, which is that of the “maverick” star auteur—for example, Charlie Kaufman, Wes Anderson, or Todd Solondz...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
... challenges both the representability and study of these emergent types that seem legible only through their apparent lack. In its call to disassociate coupled and sexualized desire from the practice of engaging films' gender and sexual politics, this article analyzes examples in independent cinema that seek...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
... aspirational, urban, independent white hetero femininity that indexed several entangled biopolitical concerns of the early 1960s: the remnants of the lavender scare, the burgeoning feminist movement, and the changing status of whiteness in postwar America. The essay explores the way in which this white...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 139–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nguyen Tan Hoang The essay examines a tropical manifestation of camp deployed by queer independent filmmakers in Thailand in response to virulent censorship measures. Through close analysis of performances and films produced between 2000 and 2010 by Michael Shaowanasai and Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 161–183.
Published: 01 September 2009
... to which gameplay can exist independent of playable protagonists, and the gendering of video-game goals and objectives are considered. Despite conforming to certain masculine activities—fighting, collecting weaponry, exploring and dominating space— Silent Hill complicates such aspects through the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... independent, art, and avant-garde cinemas has generally been acknowledged by displacement, in literal or qualitative rubrics no longer recognized as historical (auteurism). The impact of media feminisms is personalized and dehistoricized in the contributions of individual female directors, either by being...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1981) 3 (1 (7)): 151–152.
Published: 01 May 1981
... dissertation on Women and Philosophy. She is a member of the Histoire d’Elles collective. Susan Clayton has taught English, Film, Media, and Women’s Stud- ies courses in Adult and Further Education since 1976. She is a mem- ber of the Independent Filmmakers Association (London), and helped...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
... running Serious Business Company (1609 Jaynes St., Berkeley, Ca 94703), an independent distributor for independent film- makers. She is also working on a film, to be called Redheads on Parade. D Klaus Wyborny has received money to work on a new film, The Scene ofAction, and he isabout to publish (in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1984) 4 (3 (12)): 163.
Published: 01 December 1984
... © 1984 by Camera Obscura 1984 Feminist Film was written as a response to a particular situation in avant- 163 garde film criticzjm. Amy Taubin’s unequivocal description of Marjorie Keller as ‘ ‘perhaps the only major filmmaker the American independent film has produced since the end of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 143.
Published: 01 May 1976
.... "Dorothy Arzner: Critical Strategies". The Work ofDor- othyArzner. C.]ohnston, ed .. London, 1975. and Paul Willeman. "Brecht in Britain: The Independent Political Film" .Screen, vol. 16, no.4 (Winter1975/6). Kofman, Sarah. Camera Obscura de l'Ideoiogie, Paris: Editions Galilee...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 53–67.
Published: 01 December 1989
... Independent Filmmaking in Australia . Melbourne: Greenhouse Publications, 1987 . Blonski , Annette , and Freda Freiberg. “Double Trouble: Women's Films.” The Australian Screen . Melbourne: Penguin, 1989 . 191 –215. Brown , Mary Ellen , and Linda Barwick. “Soap Opera & Women's Culture...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2002) 17 (1 (49)): 216–218.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Films and Critics in American Culture. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 2001. Hillier, Jim, ed. American Independent Cinema: A Sight and Sound Reader. London: British Film Institute, 2001. Books Received • 217 Juhasz, Alexandra, ed...