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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 144–180.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Christine Holmlund Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Entre Notis (Diane Kurys, 1983) men Is A Lesbian Not a Lesbian?: The Lesbian Continuum and the Mainstream Femme Film Christine Holmlund In the early to mid 1980s, a hybrid subgenre of the woman’s film...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 35–69.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Kelly Hankin Camera Obscura 2001 Kelly Hankin received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Rochester, where she is currently a visiting professor of film studies. Her book The Girls in the Back Room: The Lesbian Bar in Film, Television, and Video is forthcoming from...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 105–117.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Ronald Gregg Abstract Lesbian filmmaker Barbara Hammer turned from experimental filmmaking to feature-length documentaries in the early 1990s. These late documentaries illustrate her distinct perspective on queer history and affect, which was influenced by 1970s lesbian feminism and queer...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 127–133.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (2003), and the coeditor of Queer Theory and the Jewish Question (2003). Unnatural Affinities: Me and Judy at the Lesbian Bar Ann Pellegrini For my eighteenth birthday, my high school boyfriend gave me two Judy Garland albums: Alone and Miss Show...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (2 (65)): 166–172.
Published: 01 September 2007
... Controversies and Lesbian Locks Julie Levin Russo Hillary Rodham Clinton is well acquainted with the travails of divadom. In her 2001 commencement address at Yale University, she told the graduating seniors, “The most important thing that I have to say today is that hair matters. . . . Pay...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 151–193.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Christian culture. 05-Hendershot.sh 150-193 =44pg 4/18/01 4:02 PM Page 150 05-Hendershot.sh 150-193 =44pg 4/18/01 4:02 PM Page 151 Holiness Codes and Holy Homosexuals: Interpreting Gay and Lesbian Christian Subculture...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (1 (49)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Ann Cvetkovich Camera Obscura 2002 Ann Cvetkovich is associate professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of Mixed Feelings: Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism and An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 120–131.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Larry Horne; John Ramirez © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 Conference Report The UCLA Gay and Lesbian Media Conference Larry Horne andJohn Ramirez The UCLA Gay and Lesbian Media Conference took place over three days in]anuary, 1983. It was preceded...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Danae Clark Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 Commodity Lesbianism Danae Clark A commodity appears, at first sight, a very trivial thing, and easily understood. Its analysis shows...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 86–105.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Julia Erhart Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 The Children's Hour (William Wyler, 1961) "She Could Hardly Invent Them!" From Epistemological Uncertainty to Discursive Production: Lesbianism in The Children's Hour Julia Erhart...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 137–139.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Vanessa Haroutunian Abstract This essay describes how the Barbara Hammer Lesbian Experimental Filmmaking Grant came into fruition, created by the pioneering lesbian experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer and administered through the New York City nonprofit organization Queer|Art. In 2017, Hammer...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 121–154.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Katharina Lindner This article is situated within a critical context in which phenomenological approaches to film intersect with debates around queer cinema, and lesbian film in particular. With a specific focus on Apflickorna ( She Monkeys , dir. Lisa Aschan, Sweden, 2011), it proposes ways...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 149–183.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and narrative progressions. Second, I perform a lesbian reading of Illusions based on palpable frissons of attraction and mutual fascination linking the two female protagonists and also on the film's deliberately rough aesthetics, situating Dash's film within a tradition Patricia White and others, following...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., by working-class women, feminists, and lesbian and gay activists. Eschewing recognition of such complexities, the narrative drive of the film relies on a temporal and spatial transition that places familial reconciliation in a postconflictual present and in a location far removed from the communal...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 41–69.
Published: 01 September 2019
... in the first place. In focusing on Lesbian Factory (dir. Susan Chen, 2010), a documentary by the Taiwan International Workers’ Association on the collaborative effort of Taiwanese activists and queer Filipina migrant workers to push for better migrant labor rights, this article tracks how the documentary...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (3 (108)): 84–87.
Published: 01 December 2021
... decade of the filmmaker's life. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, Hammer made work dealing with her body; gave footage she shot over the years to several filmmakers to finish as they wished; set up a grant for lesbian experimental filmmakers; and collaborated with curators, archivists, and her partner...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 33–63.
Published: 01 September 2021
... of ethnicity, gender, and nation, it argues that the lesbian sex scenes encode and eroticize latent anxieties and tensions surrounding Japan-Korea relations, making explicit the ambivalent longing and lingering identification shared between the colonizers and the colonized. Furthermore, through intertextual...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 165–175.
Published: 01 December 2016
... audiences with a contemporary vision of queer feminism that embraces a multitude of gender expressions. This approach can be understood in the context of the cultural changes to lesbian and queer communities over the past twenty years, shaped by the growing visibility and inclusion of transgender politics...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jodi Brooks The Kids Are All Right (US, 2010) is Lisa Cholodenko's most commercial film to date and has been the most divisive in its reception. Pitched as a film of and for the times, the film has been celebrated for its portrayal of a lesbian family unit and taken to task for its homonormativity...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... of these discussions and explore their interrelations, by looking at the film through a history and analysis of cinematic reflexivity. As a metacinematic work both by and about an African American lesbian director, the film has much to say about the means of its own production and, even further, about the way...