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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 135–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... The relationship of the project to the development of feminist film studies, the production conditions for women's filmmaking in Latin America, the contemporary climate for distribution and exhibition in New York City (along with public funding structures), and the cultivation of new Latina/Latino audiences in New...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 93–115.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Paul A. Schroeder Rodríguez Lucrecia Martel is quite possibly the leading filmmaker in Latin America today, thanks to her subtle yet scathing critique of patriarchy's traditional gender roles and normative sexuality through a multilayered and innovative cinematic language that privileges...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 29–59.
Published: 01 May 1996
... beyond Brazil, due to the star's production in Buenos Aires of a daily one-hour Spanish- language version of her children's show, which soon got picked up throughout Latin America and subsequently sold to a number of chan- nels in Europe and Asia. An estimated 50 million viewers in 17 countries...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 33–59.
Published: 01 December 2021
... brutality. In this visual framing of five brown travesti bodies pressed against one another, Loxoro is a world away from the vision of transgender life in Latin America offered by Academy Award winner Una mujer fantástica ( A Fantastic Woman , dir. Sebastián Lelio, Chile, 2017). While that film features...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 187–237.
Published: 01 January 1996
... anomaly, he declares with measured disdain: "I am not prejudiced, but I think he is part-troll 1 am not prejudiced, but 1 think he is part-troll. The phrase is slightly haunting. Let us allow the shadow of this Latin-esque mannequin named "Freddy Lopez" to follow us throughout this essay...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 157–175.
Published: 01 May 1979
...: (212) 989-3330 Contact: Patricia Peyton B. Catalog: Yes 11. History A. We have been in operation for eight years. B. Non-profit corporation. C. Tricontinental was started by a group of Latin American indi- viduals who...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (2 (17)): 217.
Published: 01 May 1988
... by Robin Buss. Frederick Ungar, 1988. $18.95. Women's Fiction from Latin America: Selections from Twelve Contemporary Authors, edited and translated by Evelyn Picon Garfield. Wayne State Uni- versity Press, 1988. $13.95. Camera Politica: The Politics and Ideology of Contemporary...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2021
..., and Shirley Lopez. 83. Brian Eugenio Herrera, Latin Numbers: Playing Latino in Twentieth Century US Popular Performance (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015), 60. 84. Herrera, Latin Numbers , 60. 85. The Latin Explosion: A New America (dir. Jon Alpert and Mathew O'Neill...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (2 (56)): 170–171.
Published: 01 September 2004
...: University of California Press, 2004. Foster, David William. Queer Issues in Contemporary Latin American Cinema. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003. Hendershot, Heather, ed. Nickelodeon Nation: The History, Politics, and Economics of America’s Only TV Channel for Kids. New York...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 238–239.
Published: 01 January 1996
... theory. He is completing a book, Aftermath: Academic Intellectuals, Cultural Studies, and Popular Politics. Once incarnated as a Latin Americanist in the Comparative Literature graduate program at Cornell University, William Anthony Nericcio now works in the guise...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 188–189.
Published: 01 May 1996
... and Shadows: The Autobiography ofLeontine Sagan edited by Loren Kruger. Witwatersrand University Press, 1997. Marie Dressler: The Unlikeliest Star by Betty Lee. The University Press of Kentucky, 1997. $25.00. New Latin American Cinema, Vol. 1: Theory, Practices...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 151–152.
Published: 01 May 1981
... Sociales (6e section, SETSAS) in Paris. He has taught throughout Europe, in Latin America, and in this country. He has also taught at the Centre Amtricain du Cintma in Paris. Christian Metz is currently worhng on a linguistic and psychoanalytic study of puns and jokes, specifically...
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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 120–121.
Published: 01 December 1980
... always said to me when I told them I lived there, “Oh, I never thought any people actually lived in Coney Island.” Coney, Middle English word for rabbit, from the Latin. (Coney Island was said to be covered with rabbits.) The Dutch called the land Konijn Hok, meaning the rabbit’s hutch...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., “Beyond the Gaze: Recent Approaches to Film Feminisms,” Signs 30 (2004): 1205 – 7. In progress is a two-volume sourcebook on women’s work in the early industries that includes credits of extant flm prints. See Jane Gaines and Radha Vatsal, eds., U.S. and Latin America...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 3–10.
Published: 01 May 1976
... or lens and focused in natural color onto a facing surface. [New Latin, "dark chamber" : CAMERA + Latin obscura, feminine of obsciirus, OBSCURE.] The camera obscura provides a useful model for a discussion of a feminist theory of film because it emphasizes the points ofconvergence ofideology...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 173–181.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the challenges they faced in making the documentary, and the subsequent outreach campaign for raising awareness about social justice and human rights issues on the Mexico-US border. Camera Obscura 2010 Rosa-Linda Fregoso is a professor and former chair of Latin American and Latino studies...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 69–107.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., this word derives from the Latin futurus, defined as “that is to be.” The Latin in turn devel- oped from the Indo-European bheue, “to be, exist, grow.” This stem is the source of a Germanic root, biju, meaning “to be,” from 78 • Camera Obscura which eventually arose the modern English word...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... been cre- olizing for centuries. Carmen in Spanish America Carmen resonates as a female archetype with representational power exceeding cultural and national boundaries. Hence it is curious that there is virtually no mention of adaptations in today’s Spanish- speaking Latin America...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... or accompanied by Lee Kang-sheng as leading man. The songs include Latin Caribbean–style dance tunes like “Calypso,” the playful pop melody “Achoo-Cha Cha,” and a Mandarin rendition of the American jump blues hit “I Want You to Be My Baby.” In the film’s final frame, a handwritten inter- title...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 140–143.
Published: 01 September 2007
... asked him how he would want to be remembered. “For being fabulous,” Sylvester said without hesitation. Fabulousness was Sylvester’s highest goal and achieve- ment. The word fabulous comes from the Latin for “celebrated in fable,” and the life Sylvester wrote for himself often had the feel...