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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 January 1990) 8 (1 (22)): 28–49.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Lea Jacobs Copyright © 1990 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Reformers and Spectators: The Film Education Movement in the Thirties Lea Jacobs Public agitation against the film industry in the thirties was accom- panied by great anxiety about the ways movies...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 28–39.
Published: 01 December 1989
.... La rap-presentazione del corpo nella filosofia e nelle arti . Milan: Vita e Pensiero, 1983 . Nadotti , Maria . “The Cave.” Artforum (January 1989 ). Pistagnesi , Patrizia . Anna Magnani . Milan: Fabbri Editori, 1988 . The Image (and the) Movement: An Overview of Italian...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2018) 33 (3 (99)): 129–145.
Published: 01 December 2018
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Kathleen McHugh Feminism in the latter half of the twentieth century was a global movement with widespread and significant, if incomplete, uneven, and diverse, local effects. This essay considers the impact of feminisms on film and media culture and asks why it has proven difficult to historicize...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2012) 27 (3 (81)): 149–157.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Film Festival, this article gestures to a waxing movement of independent filmmaking that is steadily eroding the hegemony of mainstream film culture. Films discussed include Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere and Nadine Labaki's Where Do We Go Now? Significant shifts in the field of independent film are...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 93–127.
Published: 01 December 2015
... camera movement. Magnification of ordinary percepts, or a general and unpleasant accenting of objects in the visual field, is a common complaint in the phenomenology of mental illness, for example, in hysteria, obsession, phobia, and paranoia. An illness removes something from its ordinary context and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 111–135.
Published: 01 May 2014
... polarized reception. The author argues that the film occupies an in-between space as a result of its movements between different genres, audiences, and agendas. Reading The Kids Are All Right in relation to Cholodenko's previous films, the author examines how it tracks, explores, and is marked by the spaces...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 187–201.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sources, including police archives, documentation of political movements like the suffragist movement, communal activism, art projects, and so on. Ariella Azoulay is a professor of modern culture and media and comparative literature at Brown University. Her recent books include From Palestine to...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
... turns to The Watermelon Woman to suggest how reflexivity might be used otherwise. A discussion of the film's reflexive movements illuminates the ways that certain feminist filmmaking practices, though highly influential, are excluded from theoretical discussions on modes of cinematic discourse and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2009) 24 (2 (71)): 107–137.
Published: 01 September 2009
... relating its message almost exclusively through its protagonist's point of view, the film highlights her individuality, eliding the broader Moroccan feminist and cultural movements in which Benlyazid's film claims to intervene. For transnational feminist audiences, Benlyazid's film thus stages, whether...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 35–61.
Published: 01 December 2011
... has become a culturally accepted shorthand for weak and failed masculinity. Putting these two elements into discussion, this history of Alda's politics and stardom suggests that his efforts toward equality may have always had more in common with “men's movement” philosophies than with breaking down...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 69–95.
Published: 01 May 2012
... homosexuality in the Chinese diaspora. The four videos ( Myth(s) of Creation, Mother/Land, Movements East-West , and [os] ) that make up Xin Lu: A Travelogue in Four Parts combine memoir with a meditation on the discursive construction of travel narratives. Building on Ma's earlier work ( Toc Storee and Slanted...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... producer Robert Lantos, who repeatedly accused the Toronto Declaration signators of being blacklisters, censors, and fascists (among other choice terms). By deconstructing Lantos's accusations one by one, Greyson in turn reveals the specific tactics that distinguish this current boycott movement from past...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 155–160.
Published: 01 September 2012
... life of a stranger. The forced and unpredictable movement of individuals from the now depopulated Palestinian towns, villages, and holy sites into refugee camps and diasporas evidences the queering of modern Palestinian identity in this sense. The emotion or impression that one is a perpetual stranger...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 151–175.
Published: 01 September 2013
... larger cultural movements focused on equating greater consumer choice with greater freedom. Most popular histories of these technologies portray them as being created primarily by and for men, but many of these technologies were actually pioneered by Pattie Maes, a professor at the Massachusetts...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 125–157.
Published: 01 December 2013
... classical Hollywood musical, Vallois creates a cinematic experience that merges historical film aesthetics with the late 1960s and early 1970s homosexual movement unfolding in France. Through a self-conscious film-within-a-film narrative, Johan provocatively commingles several genre forms (documentary, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2014) 29 (3 (87)): 33–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... television attention as McCabe and her Pontiac, Michigan – based antibusing organization, the National Action Group. In a protest that was more than simply an example of white backlash against civil rights, McCabe learned from other protest movements, creating television-ready scenes that garnered attention...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the protagonist's desire. In Knocked Up (dir. Judd Apatow, US, 2007), the film's visuals and its staging of visuality work against the rom-com conventions that the film draws upon, resisting the plot's forward movement into heteronormativity. The article ends by examining The Hangover (dir. Todd...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 129–159.
Published: 01 December 2015
... raunchily dancing vamp. It suggests that these refigurations often revolve around dance, which operated as a critical site for the negotiation of cultural anxieties around female sexuality during the period. This article employs a body-space-movement framework to consider the strategies that nineties Hindi...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2017) 32 (1 (94)): 63–91.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Abramović: The Artist Is Present (dir. Matthew Akers and Jeff Dupre, US, 2012), which follows Abramović through the conceptualization and enactment of the performance, this essay demonstrates how The Artist Is Present restages the quotidian practices, bodily movements, and affects fostered by biopower and...