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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 33–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Matt Delmont This essay examines how housewife and political activist Irene McCabe drew national television news coverage to protests against busing for school desegregation. While thousands of parents across the nation raised their voices against busing, none received the same level of national...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 149–183.
Published: 01 September 2014
... (US, 1982). The Face Is a Politics: A Close-Up­ View of Julie Dash’s Illusions Nick Davis Julie Dash’s Illusions (US, 1982) ranks among the best-­known films produced by the LA Rebellion, a loose coterie of African American and African diasporic filmmakers who...
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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 (2006) 21 (2 (62)): 178–183.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Daydreams: Consumer Citizenship and Hollywood Cinema of the 1930s.” A R C H I V E F O R T H E F U T U R E Political Theory and Melodrama Studies Anna Siomopoulos Throughout the important collection Cultural Studies and Political Theory, theorists...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (2 (71)): 77–105.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of Eastern Europe have survived a sexual revolution? What does sexuality tell us about the repressive politics of Eastern European revolutionary governments? The “young working women” of Zruc pledge sexual chastity (Loves of a Blonde, dir. Miloš Forman, Czechoslovakia, 1965) Betrayed Promises: Politics...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (1 (73)): 131–159.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to Politics Julie Levin Russo My second ever mobile post from my camera phone to my Live- Journal blog (February 2005) featured a photo of me, offering my subscribed “friends” the opportunity to comment. Since then, I have regularly blogged images of myself and from my daily life...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 1–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This essay closely considers the political limits and possibilities of fashion-themed blogs. Specifically, the author examines the ways in which such blogs are everyday cultural sites that are framed by and can potentially reframe neoliberal relations of culture, technology...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (2 (77)): 65–89.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Karen Orr Vered; John McConchie Inspired by a review of the political theories of Anthony Giddens, particularly his question of whether or not there can be a Third Way politics of family, this essay examines the TV show Supernanny as an example of what we call “Third Way TV.” Tracing the program's...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 169–179.
Published: 01 December 2012
... PRACTI CE: FESTIVALS, FILM, FEMI N I SM How EXPRMNTL Made the Small Coastal Town of Knokke the Scene for Radical Artistic New Waves and Political Sea Changes Gerda Johanna Cammaer The small Belgian coastal town of Knokke- le- Zoute once set the scene for one...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 210–215.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Jacques Aumont; D.N. Rodowick Colin MacCabe, with Mick Eaton and Laura Mulvey, Godard: Images, Sounds, Politics. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1980. BFI Cinema Series. Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Book Reviews Godard: Images, Sounds, Politics Ja cqu es...
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Camera Obscura (2000) 15 (1 (43)): 45–93.
Published: 01 May 2000
... and Popular Culture (1993), edited by Paul Smith and Lisa Frank. CO 43-2, 44-93 6/7/00 11:58 AM Page 44 Maude, “Maude’s Musical,” CBS, 1973. CO 43-2, 44-93 6/7/00 11:58 AM Page 45 Quality versus Relevance: Feminism, Race, and the Politics...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 15 (3 (45)): 71–113.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... Camera Obscura 2001 03-Slane.sh 70-113=44pg 4/18/01 4:00 PM Page 70 03-Slane.sh 70-113=44pg 4/18/01 4:00 PM Page 71 Pressure Points: Political Psychology, Screen Adaptation, and the Management of Racism in the Case-History...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (2 (53)): 125–151.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in twentieth-century art, literature, and film. Camera Obscura 2003 “Don’t you feel eyes moving over your body? Don’t your eyes seek out the things they wantHannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins) in The Silence of the Lambs (dir. Jonathan Demme, US, 1991) The Practice and Politics of “Freeing...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 131–175.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Far from Heaven (US/France, 2002) The Politics of Disappointment: Todd Haynes Rewrites Douglas Sirk Sharon Willis Condensation and Displacement Far from Heaven (US/France, 2002), Todd Haynes’s lush, lurid, strikingly amplified homage to Douglas Sirk, bristles with rework- ings...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 130–149.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Valerie Hartouni Fetal portrait with computerized text balloon generated by ultrasound technologist during obstetrical examination ( 1990). Polaroid courtesy of Julie and George Dimock. Fetal Exposures: Abortion Politics and the Optics...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 156–177.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Alisa Solomon Deena Metzger, photographed by Hella Hammid The Politics of Breast Cancer Alisa Solomon Miriam awoke groggy from her mastectomy at Beth Israel Hospital one July afternoon to a vision that seemed unreal. “A smiling woman in a Lana Turner sweater, with long...
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Camera Obscura (1992) 10 (1 (28)): 178–205.
Published: 01 January 1992
...Carol A. Stabile Figure 1. Shooting the Mother: Fetal Photography and the Politics of Disappearance Carol A. Stabile what name shall we call our selves now our mother is gone? Audre Lorde...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Marla Shelton Whitney Houston in The Preacher’s Wife (Penny Marshall, 1996). Whitney is Every Woman?: Cultural Politics and the Pop Star Marla Shelton An American pop icon such as Whitney Houston raises questions about the politics of race, class, gender, sexuality...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 49–65.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Noliwe Rooks By Any Other Name: SweetJustice, Cicely Tyson, and Contemporary Visual Politics Noliwe Rooks The opening credits of NBC’s short lived series, Sweet Justice, almost succeed in visually explicating the show’s conclusions about the mean- ing and function of socially...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Tison Pugh Despite the progressive ambitions announced in its title, the sitcom Modern Family (ABC, 2009–) has been excoriated by many viewers for its purported conservatism and reactionary politics. In particular, the program’s treatment of homosexuality, evident in the story line of gay couple...