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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 93–133.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and psychoanalysis literature. This new paradigm is driven by the emergence of a new wave of Israeli documentaries such as Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir , Tamar Yarom's To See If I'm Smiling , and Avi Mograbi's Z32 , one that for the first time includes female IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) veterans. Israeli cinema...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 103–139.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Boaz Hagin The article examines the trope of the crying male in contemporary Israeli fiction films as it appears near the end of the 2004 feature film Walk on Water , written by Gal Uchovsky and directed by Eytan Fox. It suggests, employing various accounts of crying, melodrama, and performative...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
...John Greyson This article presents case studies of two recent Toronto actions protesting Israeli apartheid, as seen through queer eyes: the 2009 Toronto Declaration, a petition with thousands of signatures that condemned the Toronto International Film Festival's (TIFF) collaboration...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 41–71.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Raz Yosef This article explores the relationship between trauma, gender, and ethnicity in the Israeli film Or, My Treasure (dir. Keren Yedaya, Israel/France, 2004). The film presents a few routine days in the life of Ruthie, a Mizrahi (Jews from Arab countries) prostitute, and her daughter, Or. I...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Omar Kholeif In this piece I address the construction of male homosexuality in Eytan Fox's The Bubble (Israel, 2006) in contrast with its presentation in the artist Sharif Waked's short film, Chic Point (Palestine, 2003). Examining the tensions between Palestinian and Israeli masculinity...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
... at the University of Pittsburgh. Her doctoral research draws on queer theory and cinema and visual culture studies to examine early Zionist and contemporary Israeli state enlistments of cinema and queerness, as well as to explore alternative forms of belonging and alliance in Palestinian cinematic practice...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
... to contemporary Middle Eastern fiction and film. She is currently working on a monograph that examines the interplay of borders and gendered bodies in the Israeli-Palestinian imagination. The bride (Anna Condo) in Wedding in Galilee, a figure of transition between the allure of traditional femininity...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 165–175.
Published: 01 September 2012
...elle flanders This piece follows the author's journey of making a film about the segregated roads in Palestine, and the ways in which queer subjectivity and radical politics inform the work we produce regardless of subject matter. Offering a counter-narrative to the Israeli government's...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 161–163.
Published: 01 September 2012
... booth? He could be a talk- ing head — a figment, or an animation fromAlly McBeal?2 And as the brittle butt of the rifle tickled my head, I couldn’t help but wonder if Sarah Jessica Parker had donated money to the Israeli cause? He asked me quiet questions. In broken Arabic — abridged. In ill...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 181–183.
Published: 01 December 2012
... McKnight The Wages of Affluence: The High-Rise­ Housewife in Japanese Sex Films. No. 79: pp. 1 – 29 Raya Morag Perpetrator Trauma and Current Israeli Documentary Cinema. No. 80: pp. 93 – 133 Roya Rastegar Evolving Narrative Structures Forge New Cine-Love­ at the 2012...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 218–219.
Published: 01 September 2002
... Press, 2001. Loshitzky, Yosefa. Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001. Lu, Tonglin. Confronting Modernity in the Cinemas of Taiwan and Mainland China. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. MacDonald, Scott. The Garden in the Machine...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 244–246.
Published: 01 May 1992
... Program at CUNY-Staten Island. She is the author of Israeli Cinema: EastlWest and the Politics of Representation (University of Texas Press, 1989) and co-author (with Robert Stam) of the forthcoming Unthinking Eurocentrisrn: Multicultural Studies in the Media Age (Rout- ledge, 1994). She...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 41–69.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Is the Color of My Eye (Lebanon, 2000) is Nesrine Khodr’s love letter to this street, still the city’s memory center. Khodr interviews longtime Hamra inhabitants who tell about how Yasir Arafat occupied buildings on the street and how the anti-Israeli resist- ance started at the Wimpy Café, but also about...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... This invoked a large-scale debate in the early 2010s. See Yael Almog, “Migration and Its Discontents: Israelis in Berlin and Homeland Politics,” TRANSIT 10, no. 1 (2015): 1. 41. Pierre Nora, “Between Memory and History: Les Lieux de Mémoire ,” trans. Marc Roudebush, Representations 26 (1989): 7–9...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 32–73.
Published: 01 September 2006
... a retired Israeli police officer. There he met the woman who had purchased his kidney. Her end of the deal had been brokered by relatives in Israel, who contacted an Israeli syndicate linked to the middlemen in Bra- zil. The transplant was done at St. Augustine’s hospital in Dur- ban, South Africa...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Teoría y Análisis Cinematográfico, Morelia Michoacán, Mexico. 2. Bill Nichols, Blurred Boundaries: Questions of Meaning in Contemporary Culture (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1994). 3. Ronit Avni, “Mobilizing Hope: Beyond the Shame-­Based Model in the Israeli...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 93–121.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., France, 1972), a tape about the kidnapping of the Israeli delegation at the 1972 Munich Olympics by the Black September Organization. Vidéo Out exposes the hypocrisy of the mainstream media’s response to the event and of the United Nations...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 109–137.
Published: 01 May 2020
... both an Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series and a Golden Globe for Best Television Series. There is also The Honourable Woman (BBC, 2014 ), a political thriller about a powerful, stylish, Anglo- Israeli arms heiress (Maggie Gyllenhaal) navigating the complexities of doing business in the Middle East...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 93–127.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Culture, a Self-­Reflexive Theatre: The Case of Israeli Drama,” in The Play within the Play: The Performance of Meta-­Theatre and Self-­Reflection, ed. Gerhard Fischer and Bernhard Greiner (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), 190. 59. Gad Kaynar, “The Disguised and Distanced Real(ity) Play...
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Camera Obscura (2006) 21 (1 (61)): 147–182.
Published: 01 May 2006
..., and feminist-corporeal theory. Her current research focuses on Israeli and Palestinian films on the Intifada. Figure 1. Susanna’s (Winona Ryder) narrative silences the voice of bulimia nervosa in Girl, Interrupted (dir. James Mangold, US, 1999). Not a Dirty Secret: On Some Cases of Bulimia...