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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 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 of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Catherine Zimmer This essay explores Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman (1997) in the context of reflexive practice in film. The film has been variously approached as queer cinema, women's autobiographical and documentary cinema, and black cinema; this essay emphasizes how one might add to all of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., 2011), Suzy Salamy's 1982/2006 (US, 2006), and Moufawad-Paul's Rejoice, O My Heart / يبلق اي حرفا (Canada, 2011) suggest an irreverent queer strategy by undermining the narrative conventions and visual codes of mainstream news media and popular US and Egyptian cinema. Salamy's video, previously...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2018) 33 (1 (97)): 139–169.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Nguyen Tan Hoang The essay examines a tropical manifestation of camp deployed by queer independent filmmakers in Thailand in response to virulent censorship measures. Through close analysis of performances and films produced between 2000 and 2010 by Michael Shaowanasai and Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
... upon on-screen representation. Engaging analyses of queer temporality and slow cinema, as well as José Esteban Muñoz's call toward queer futurity and the yearning to be lost, Queers in Love at the End of the World provides an excellent opportunity to look at the anxiety of seeking success and the joy...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 27–63.
Published: 01 May 2016
... several topics within queer film studies, ranging from masochism to chronophilia. He is currently researching his dissertation, which examines the history of art house cinema programming and its queer effects on spectators. © 2016 by Camera Obscura 2016 asexuality singlehood queer...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2013) 28 (2 (83)): 45–75.
Published: 01 September 2013
... too do these films experiment with other possibilities for cinematic form in relation to sonic indeterminacy. Records: Queer Pasts Postwar experiments in sound, the emergence of queer under- ground cinema, and public discourses on shifts in sexual mores are all important historical...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2004) 19 (3 (57)): 1–21.
Published: 01 December 2004
... homophobic persecution, see Norman Bryson, “Todd Haynes’s Poison and Queer Cinema,” InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Studies, no. 1 (1998), www.rochester.edu/in_visible_culture/issue1/bryson/ bryson.html (accessed 10 April 2003). 14. Stuart Klawans, “Heaven Can...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 5–25.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Mitchell Shortbus queer cinema performance Figure 1. Performing permeability in Shortbus (dir. John Cameron Mitchell, US, 2006) A Permeable Practice: Shortbus and the Politics of Cinematic Collaboration Corinn Columpar There is a scene in John Cameron Mitchell’s Shortbus (US, 2006...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2015) 30 (3 (90)): 129–159.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Usha Iyer Though popular Hindi cinema is frequently identified by its song-and-dance sequences, little has been written specifically about film dance. This article analyzes film dance and female stardom in Hindi films of the late 1980s and 1990s through an examination of the star text of Madhuri...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 26 (3 (78)): 95–135.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Elena Gorfinkel American sexploitation cinema of the 1960s and early 1970s has gained a second life in the past two decades through a boom in video and DVD distribution and rerelease, and consequently a new, generationally distinct audience. This article proposes that what appeals to cult audiences...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1995) 12 (3 (36)): 32–48.
Published: 01 September 1995
...Joy James Copyright © 1995 by Indiana University Press 1995 Stephen Rea and Jaye Davidson in The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992) Black Femmes Fatales and Sexual Abuse in Progressive “White” Cinema: Neil Jordan’s Mona Lisa and The Crying Game Joy lames Neil Jordan’s American...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1992) 10 (3 (30)): 92–111.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Phillip Brian Harper Copyright © 1992 by Indiana University Press 1992 Dressed to Kill (Brian De Palma, 1980) Playing in the Dark: Privacy, Public Sex, and the Erotics of the Cinema Venue Phillip Brian Harper I. Toilet Public sex loomed large in the popular consciousness in...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... knew his festival struggled to survive on paltry state grants and much volunteer labor, made public statements about peace and human rights, and prioritized screening the best of queer global cinema. Surely they could not be a target of PACBI’s (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... that impact. Histories of cinema generally fall within several dominant paradigms: world cinema; Hollywood or industrial cinema; and cinemas in contradistinction to the Hollywood industrial model—national art-film movements and avant-gardes resistant to the industrial paradigm and its influence. Though...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2019) 34 (2): 163–193.
Published: 01 September 2019
... notions of gender equality or sexual freedom and religious belonging. Copyright © 2019 Camera Obscura 2019 Buddhist-Muslim intimacies Southeast Asian Islam Muslim women in Thailand Thai cinema of coexistence queer Islam ...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2013
... and Doty model for us today as the continuing responsibility of queer film criticism. Theresa L. Geller is assistant professor of film theory and history at Grinnell College. Her research on women directors has appeared in Biography, Senses of Cinema, Oxford Bibliographies Online , and the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2017) 32 (2 (95)): 153–163.
Published: 01 September 2017
... beyond Representation,” and the lead organizer of the annual Queerness and Games Conference. Chris Goetz is a film, digital media, and video game scholar whose research focuses on fantasy and play across a range of platforms from cinema to interactive digital media. His published works have...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2016) 31 (2 (92)): 61–91.
Published: 01 September 2016
... thrusting it into queer relationality. For example, in line with Silverman’s argument that a nonmaternal yet decidedly feminine acousmêtre is needed to liberate the female voice from the shackles of a sexist sync-­sound cinema,15 Her Master’s Voice  features Conti’s female-­gendered voice wandering...