1-20 of 304 Search Results for

narration

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (1 (94)): 179–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
... framework. Figure 1. Director Stephanie Rothman on the set of The Student Nurses (US, 1970) IN PRACTICE Stephanie Rothman Does Not Exist: Narrating a Lost History of Women in Film Alicia Kozma By 1974 Stephanie Rothman had been working in...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... individual talent. Billy Elliot (dir. Stephen Daldry, UK/France, 2000) Making Electricity: Narrating Gender, Sexuality, and the Neoliberal Transition in Billy Elliot David Alderson On 25 July 2009, an article appeared in the Guardian newspaper entitled “Government Pledges Cash Help for...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (3 (78)): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Akiko Mizoguchi Midori Sawato has become the top benshi in Japan since her debut in 1973, having performed at numerous venues in and outside of her country. A benshi is a performer who provides both the expository narration and the voices for on-screen characters for silent films. When Sawato...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
... counteracts preexisting yet unexamined “masculine models” of representation. The collective's goals include employing women-only or women-dominant production crews, while embracing traditional forms of Inuit narration and culture. Figure 1. Qulliq (Oil Lamp, Arnait Video Productions, Canada, 1993...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 95–129.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... First, I address knowledge production, authorship, witnessing, and representation. The film manipulates the trope of blindness as a means to see what cannot be seen, to picture unrepresentable horrors found at the point of memory's failure. Second, I argue that this film uses blindness both to narrate...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (2 (83)): 177–189.
Published: 01 September 2013
... lens, Leonard works from an implicitly queer and feminist perspective that puts pressure on both hegemonic modes of seeing and our ways of narrating them. Such concerns have similarly animated the work of art historian Huey Copeland, whose writing explores the ways in which forms of cultural difference...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 63–93.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Liam Mitchell Female figures routinely appear in popular fiction as ostensibly critical correctives to masculinity who can inadvertently retrench problematic divisions between “Woman” and “Man.” In video games, these figures are often aural rather than visual; whether they are off-screen narrators...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1984) 4 (3 (12)): 86–88.
Published: 01 December 1984
... ’ trans. Kimberly Smith, Yale French Studies, no. 60 (1980), pp. 241-268. 11. Essays “Fonction du montage dans la constitution du recit au cinema, ” Revnce des Sciences Humaines, no. 141 (January-March 1971), pp. 33-52. ‘ ‘Narration et signification: un exemple...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 71–75.
Published: 01 May 1976
... Dreams" while the voice-over narration describes the content of the photos and the changing intimacies of these same performers - fictional in this instance. In other sections the narrative zigzags along as the performers talk and move about in a barren studio setting containing a couch and...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2005) 20 (1 (58)): 185–207.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... In the opening sequences, this unseen narrator, styled after classic film noir detectives such as Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe, muses, “She entered my heart. I was in love.” Moments later, however, he is forced to ask, “But who was this South Seas maiden?” The ensuing narrative involves his...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 60–73.
Published: 01 December 1982
...: OK. Narrator (male): Preparing one’s body for the night. Dis- covering a secret, and then covering it again. The begin- ning of a story, or the story of a beginning. Slowing down...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 232–239.
Published: 01 May 1992
.... Following this is a “Learn More” section in which the patient can review any part of the Core section, to explore previously presented information in more depth, or to learn about new things. The program concludes with a generally supportive and empowering statement by the narrator, and a printout...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (3 (51)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2002
... becomes a dynamic element in textual and, especially, narrative discourse—in the narrating voice, as Gérard Genette would say.2 Thus what might otherwise seem to be the delusions of a particular character become realized in the textual system itself. In other words, within their fictional (and even...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 1983
... three different feats. Three times the narrator, acting as a referee, attributes the victory to the male: "Male hormones give him a heavier muscle mass and greater speed." In order to redress the balance ofpowers, the split screen is removed and the losing female is given a chance to show offher...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 46–63.
Published: 01 September 1990
... male narrator, a writer whose book has the same title and project as Fagin’s video- ccfreeyJassociates around “secretive” words not his own: “friend,” “look,” “hypnosis,” “kill,” and narrativizes toward a summary whisper: “You’re being hysterical, making a spectacle of...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 216–222.
Published: 01 December 1982
... narrator within the representation itself: The scale of the image, the whispering, and the tone of what is said for the first time match, signifying that the narrator has entered the space shown. . . . We can, and do, I think, imagine that the director is speculating over a cup of coffee (p. 135...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 1988
... social breakdown is inscribed within strategies of cinematic narration which lack the customary linearity, coherence, and sense of closure suggested by the classical model, and by a visual style which at once emphasizes the relation between character and envi• ronment through location shooting, and...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 33–59.
Published: 01 December 1982
... bois- terously playing during school recess. Using the same technique as in Every Mun for Himself (1980), certain movements and gestures are slowed down and then rapidly, yet haltingly, speeded up (“Slowing down, decomposing,” the narrator says) so that we can see and...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 25–59.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., Fantasy, and Rage in the Teen-Girl Badlands Barbara Jane Brickman Partway through Terrence Malick’s Badlands (US, 1973), the teen- age narrator of the film, Holly (Sissy Spacek), enters into a kind of daydream, triggered by images in her father’s stereopticon and advanced by her voice...
Journal Article
Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 11–26.
Published: 01 May 1976
... practice ofcinema, must concern itself: generally, the problematic place ofthe woman-image in the space of representation and in the time of narration, and, more specifically, problems offilmic enun- ciation, construction of the subject!spectator, and procedures of fore- grounding the...