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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 161–171.
Published: 01 September 2010
... examines the laboring conditions and practices tantamount to slavery in the sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic (DR). It also addresses the complicity of state governments in human trafficking of Haitian migrants to the DR. The film also illuminates a global trend in which migrants, unable...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 188–190.
Published: 01 May 2003
.... Gateward, Frances, and Murray Pomerance, eds. Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Cinemas of Girlhood. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2002. Giberti, Bruno. Designing the Centennial: A History of the 1876 International Exhibition in Philadelphia. Lexington: University Press...
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Camera Obscura (1976) 1 (1 (1)): 128–139.
Published: 01 May 1976
... been able to find anything written about the film, so I can't do anything resembling justice to the text. The first segment could be called "je": a young woman moves into a furnished apartment and begins living there without ever going out, eating only sugar from a paper bag...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (2 (107)): 145–149.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and sugar with a large plastic ice scraper, and messily patting all the ingredients together into a pan. Since then, a younger generation of artists have made the subversive power of this mess-making their own. In 2015, Sondra Perry staged a work in homage to Americana I Ching Apple Pie titled “Sondra...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 29–61.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., see Mireille Miller-­ Young, A Taste for Brown Sugar: Black Women in Pornography (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014); Claire Hines and Darren Kerr, eds., Hard to Swallow: Hard-­Core Pornography on Screen (New York: Wallflower Press, 2012); Tristan Taormino, Celine...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (1 (79)): 157–191.
Published: 01 May 2012
... ensoñaciones y deleites que con el tabaco, más dulzuras y energías que con el azúcar. With our music we Cubans have exported more dreams and pleasures than with our tobacco, more sweetness and energy than with all our sugar. — Fernando Ortiz, La Música afrocubana All Carmen adaptations include...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (3 (24)): 125–138.
Published: 01 September 1990
... the course of the dialogue: “Then Daddy, are you saying the same thing about pennies, and about Come on Petunia, and about sugar and sand, and about my paint box?”8 What happens with these recitations, historicities, circuitous extra- texts that (dis)figure the (con)text? There is a kind...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., and, that same year, she wrote and directed a drama, La messagère, for Martinique French television. Moving to Paris to study litera- ture and film, she directed the film whose script she had written as a teenager, the award-winning Sugar Cane Alley (Rue cases nègres, France/Martinique), in 1983...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (3 (96)): 93–119.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... The narrator observes that her hair turns shades darker, and even her food becomes discol- ored. He laments, “Wartime sugar and cream rationing restricted her imagination when it came to sweets — nevertheless, she once managed something called Tobacco Tapioca: best not to describe it” (77). Instead...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (1 (67)): 11–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
... career, see Donald Bogle,Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films (New York: Viking, 1973), 176 – 86; and Donald Bogle, Brown Sugar: Eighty Years of Black Female Superstars (New York: Da Capo, 1980), 92 – 97. 16...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 80–94.
Published: 01 September 1988
... that the development of femininity is all sugar and spice for a girl, but that it poses different kinds of problems for her than the development of masculinity does for a boy."25 In short, Chodorow presents her analysis as a description of the way in which the social fact that females...
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Camera Obscura (1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 192–209.
Published: 01 December 1982
... Her. In that film, one of Godard’s sonically typical cafe scenes incorporates enormous close-ups, larger with each appear- ance, of the surface of a cup of espresso coffee in which cubes of sugar are being dissolved. (One drops in at the beginning of one of 204 the shots; bubbles...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (3 (54)): 99–117.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of letters to a lover as she eats sugar from a bag. In an essay on Akerman’s film, I note the film’s performance art aesthetic, citing not only the similarity to Abra- movic´’s work, but also to that of Akerman’s Belgian compatriot, performance/video artist Marie Audré.6 Here let me note...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (2 (113)): 63–87.
Published: 01 September 2023
... Zealand. 56 The character of Vai is played by a different Indigenous actress in each of the countries. With their growing production company, Brown Sugar Apple Grunt, Warkia and McNaughton are currently securing financial support for their third sister-film, which will be written by eight or more Pan...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., ed. and trans. Jay Leyda (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1949), 8 – 9. 29. Sharon Daniel, “On Politics and Aesthetics: A Case Study of ‘Public Secrets’ and ‘Blood Sugar,’ ” Studies in Documentary Film 6, no. 2 (2012): 217. 30. “About Highrise,” Highrise...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 129–155.
Published: 01 May 2003
... one that is unreliable and contradic- tory), it is Mother Dao that best exploits the photographic princi- ple of surrealism. Raiding the Dutch Colonial Institute, the Tobacco Bureau of Amsterdam, the Dutch sugar industry, and the Catholic church archives for films shot between 1912 and 1933...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... out that within Black popular culture, cover art can represent style closely aligned with music to add up to Black cultural capital: “Style-which mainstream cultural critics often believe to be the mere husk, the wrapping, the sugar coating on the pill-has become itself the subject of what...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (2 (32)): 102–123.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... . . Susan Brownmiller’ Designing Women revolves around the lives of four white, varyingly middle-class Southern women who run an interior design firm, Sugar- baker’s, in Atlanta. (They are also aided by a black, ex-con, delivery man-turned-partner, but more on Anthony...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., 2008) Hong Kong: Ho Yuk: Let’s Love Hong Kong (dir. Yau Ching, 2002), Butterfly( Hu Die, dir. Yan Yan Mak, 2004) Indonesia: Children of Srikandi (documentary/fiction hybrid) Japan: Love/Juice (dir. Kaze Shindo, 2000), Sugar Sweet (dir. Desiree Lim, 2001) Singapore...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 26 (1 (76)): 131–157.
Published: 01 May 2011
... 152  •  Camera Obscura laughter and connectedness back at the apartment, as Tanya dries Artiom’s hair with a towel while Alfe makes tea and calls out, “How many sugars?” It is following this scene of contented domesticity that Alfe and Tanya swap stories about their childhoods, reflecting...