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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Jinying Li This article examines the Folk Memory Project, a collective documentary initiative in China that organized young filmmakers to return to their home villages to interview elders and unearth silenced memories of the devastating Chinese Great Famine of 1959–61. Focusing on two films...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 35–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Smith Purchase Fund, 1995 Memory Once Removed: Indirect Memory and Transitive Autobiography in Chantal Akerman’s D’Est Alisa Lebow In the Imaginary Jew, contemporary French philosopher Alain Finkielkraut laments that while his Jewishness furnished him with the deepest, most...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (1 (97)): 113–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
...China Medel This article examines the role of image culture in producing collective memory and opportunities for transnational solidarity in Alex Rivera’s science fiction film about the US-Mexico borderlands, Sleep Dealer (US/Mexico, 2008). The article shows that the film offers two contrasting...
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Camera Obscura (1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 146–165.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Sasha Torres Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 Figure 1. War and Remembrance: Televisual Narrative, National Memory, and China Beach Sasha Torres I. Memory: Televisual, Popular, National In “The Gift the last show of China Beach’s third season on ABC...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 195–225.
Published: 01 December 2001
... an article in Discourse on the film Suture and its treatment of race. 06-Burns.sh 194-225=32pg 4/18/01 4:03 PM Page 194 06-Burns.sh 194-225=32pg 4/18/01 4:03 PM Page 195 Erasure: Alienation, Paranoia, and the Loss of Memory in The X-Files...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 107–147.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Aamir Khan as Dil Navaz in Earth. Courtesy Zeitgeist Films Memory and Melodrama: The Transnational Politics of Deepa Mehta’s Earth Jeanette Herman Besides in its nature referring to events which cannot be retrieved or fully relived, then, remembering appears to demand no necessary...
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Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (2 (59)): 119–163.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Galliera and in Kahn’s secreening room. Courtesy Les Documents Cinématographiques, Paris “These Spectacles Are Never Forgotten”: Memory and Reception in Colette’s Film Criticism Paula Amad It is the image in the mind that binds us to our lost treasures, but it is the loss...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 1988
...George Lipsitz Mama The Goldbergs The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class, and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs George Lipsitz Almost every Friday night between 1949 and 1956, millions of Americans watched Rosemary Rice turn the pages...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 39–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Domietta Torlasco This article interrogates the relation between memory and creation in Monica Bonvicini's installation Destroy She Said and Agnès Varda's film The Gleaners and I , both involving the adoption of digital technology and the simultaneous appropriation of analog materials. It is my...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (2 (110)): 91–117.
Published: 01 September 2022
... Foundation's 2018 documentary film The Girl and the Picture , featuring the well‐known Nanjing Massacre female survivor Xia Shuqin. It argues that the cinematic rendition of Xia's family stories serves as a piercing incision into Nanjing Massacre historical memories and weaves together the personal...
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Camera Obscura (2015) 30 (3 (90)): 27–59.
Published: 01 December 2015
... in the 1930s in Modern Boy (dir. Ji-­woo Jeong, South Korea, 2008) Kyung-Sung:­ Cinematic Memories of the Colonial Past in Contemporary Korea Kyoung-­Lae Kang The filmModern Boy (dir. Ji-­woo Jeong, South Korea, 2008) made a strong impression on contemporary Korean viewers...
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Published: 01 September 2021
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Yvonne Rainer Abstract The essay celebrates Carolee Schneemann, the author's friend and colleague since their first meeting in the early 1960s at Judson Memorial Church, New York. The essay describes the author's and Schneemann's participation in the dance workshops at Judson. The essay cites...
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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 (2019) 34 (1 (100)): 163–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
.... In Akerman’s films, history insists, returns, refuses to disappear. Memories are haunting and haunt those who were, and are, persecuted. The conference examined Akerman’s cinematic strategies of taking time to forget in transforming the traces of history into resistive forms. In working with cinematic forms...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 126–127.
Published: 01 September 2021
...Kenneth White Abstract This is an introduction to a dossier on the work and life of Carolee Schneemann (1939–2019). Schneemann was celebrated in a memorial service at Judson Memorial Church in New York. The service included Malcolm Goldstein's improvisational performance on violin titled Soundings...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2021
... mourning. The essay was composed originally for the memorial service for Schneemann at Judson Memorial Church, New York, on 3 May 2019. Copyright © 2021 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2021 Carolee Schneemann Interior Scroll Judson Dance Theater performance art voice...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 185–197.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in part from remarks the author delivered at the memorial service for Schneemann at Judson Memorial Church, New York, on 3 May 2019. Copyright © 2021 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University Press 2021 Beau Geste Press Carolee Schneemann Fantastic Architecture James Tenney Parts...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 5–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... impacted feminist organizing in Canada. The author argues that the lack of primary and secondary records of these collectives represents a significant gap in historical memory on several levels, signaling the forgetting of a moment when technology, public broadcasting, and feminist activism merged. As both...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and nonsight in the context of war in Southeast Asia, illuminating the contradictions of representing Cambodian history and “seeing,” or apprehending, trauma and memory through cinema. I trace the connected, if not commensurate, powers that seek to make sense of their senselessness, their blindness. First, I...