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Camera Obscura (1977) 1 (2 (2)): 131–136.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Constance Penley What Maisie Knew by Babette Mangolte CHILDHOOD AS POINT-OF-VIEW Babette Mangolte describes What Maisie Knew as 'a film made around the subjective camera, the vision of a child, and a re-reading of the Henry ]ames novel.' Immediately one can see the...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 75–89.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Sandy Flitterman-Lewis This tribute to the work and legacy of Belgian filmmaker, writer, and installation artist Chantal Akerman, by a scholar of her work who also knew the filmmaker, is written in short paragraphs beginning with the phrase “I remember,” each recounted memory leading into the next...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 194–197.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Strong Medicine. Her two films, What Mazsze Knew (1974) and The Camera:]elLa Carnkra: Eye (1977), productively blend European and American avant-garde concerns. The American minimalist attention to the mate- rial properties of the object, with its method of dkcoupage and mathe- matical...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 152–155.
Published: 01 January 1992
... from exploring areas other than those that I knew. Now that I look back, I realize that my main obstacle was the fact that I had no one to network with. My family thought that I should stop dreaming about things that were impossible and plan to become a secretary. My friends could...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 215–216.
Published: 01 May 1988
...: Mass Produced Fantasies for Women and The Women Who Knew Too Much: Hitchcock and Feminist Theory. Kaja Silverman teaches English and Film Studies at the University of Rochester. She is the author of The Subject of Semiotics and The Acoustic Mirror: The Female Voice in Psychoanalysis and...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 1979
... conference, in the three weeks preceding it, the Co-op had screened several films which have been important to our work: Yvonne Rainer’s Film About a Woman Who.. ., Jackie Raynal’s Deux Fois, Chantal Akerman’s News from Home, Marguerite Duras’s India Song and Babette Mangolte’s What Maisie Knew...
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Camera Obscura (1985) 5 (1-2 (13-14)): 104–111.
Published: 01 September 1985
... “Three hundred and fifty francs” A flat anthropological fact In numerous tales Woman is depicted as the one who possessed the fire Only she knew how to make fire She kept it in diverse places At the end of the stick she used to dig the ground with for example In her nails or in her fingers...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 198–210.
Published: 01 May 1979
... really picture myself as a filmmaker; I was really in no position at all. Going to New York was a way of keeping up my training, that is, keeping on knowing what was being done outside of the industry, or outside of the world I knew at the time. The reason I stayed in New York for so long was...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 4–6.
Published: 01 September 1990
... posing the question of the connection between the two. Lacan may have been more right-and in more ways-than he knew when he pointed out that desire and prohibition go together. “Gradually the body falls behind,” says Shuji Terayama in the last volume of his videoletter to...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 94–100.
Published: 01 December 1989
... film The Color Purple. There were diverse and conflicting responses to the work from Black people in general, but Black women in large numbers were expressing strong and positive feelings. My goal was to understand how this was possible when I knew that Black women...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (2 (5)): 116–118.
Published: 01 September 1980
..., Constance The Avant-Garde and Its Imaginary. Vol. I, no. 2; pp. 3-33. What Maisie Knew (Babette Mangolte): Childhood as Point-of-View. Vol. I, no. 2; pp. 131-136. The Camera: Je (Babette Mangolte). Vol. I, no. 3-4;pp. 195-197. Rainer, Yvonne Interview with Camera Obscura. Vol. I...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 132–141.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Blackwell- Hudson, who was the head librarian, but I also met RuthAnn Stewart, who was the assistant librarian. I loved the fact that I was working at the Schomburg, and I had met librarians who knew all of the people I loved, like Langston Hughes and James Baldwin, and others that I read. I went on to...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 158–165.
Published: 01 September 2007
... virtuoso speaking voice. Thus in some sense he was quite right to deny us extended supertitles. For regardless of whether or not you knew French, Huppert’s extraordinary facial-vocal apparatus fashioned a sound sculpture that was as aurally affecting and emotionally unsettling as an expressionist...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 140–143.
Published: 01 September 2007
... the Home Shopping Network, and then cut to a church in Oakland, where a ragtag crowd of ex-lovers, family members, high-powered music producers and performers, Tenderloin drag queens, friends from his life in the Castro, disco fans who barely knew him, aging hippies, and gay and AIDS...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
... another documentary. So I was in the film and video world, and he was from the art world. I was interested in what would happen if we combined forces, because I knew we’d each be bringing differ- Maquilapolis  •  179 ent sets of skills. . . . The third...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 215–229.
Published: 01 May 2021
... trained in photography at the École de Vaugirard before turning to cinema in the early 1950s. 2 Her early work in the late 1940s and 1950s as a photographer for Jean Vilar at the Avignon Festival and Théâtre National Populaire is well-known. 3 Yet it has been often repeated that Varda knew little...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 11–37.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Duke University Press 11 12  •  Camera Obscura As I piece this together now, I can’t recall exactly what I knew then. By that point, had I already bought my first Dietrich album? Was that how she knew? In any case, I was overwhelmed with simultaneous panic and relief: she knew...
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Camera Obscura (1997) 14 (1-2 (40-41)): 4–14.
Published: 01 May 1997
... conflicts as we approach the end of a millennium. NOTES 1. In 1997’s Men in Black, lead agent K tells apprentice agent J to keep his perspective on what truth is and on humans’ position in the uni- verse: “ 1500 years ago, everybody ‘knew’ that the earth was the center of...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 128–139.
Published: 01 May 1976
... Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, 1975); the "Words" se- quence of Michael Snow's Rameau's Nephew; and RoofPiece, 1973, with Trisha Brown; video camerawork for pieces by Joan Jonas (Organic Honey's VerticalRolI, 1973; Funnel, 1974; GlassPuzzie, 1974). WHAT MAISIE KNEW (1975) 58 min. ; B& W; 16mm...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 233–237.
Published: 01 December 1982
... an analysis of the organization and naturalization of looks in the r936 version of The Man who Knew Too Much, and Bob Bur- goyne through an analysis of overture and closure in zoo I. It could be said, though, that in general the conference was marred by a lack...