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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (1 (103)): 77–107.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Raya Morag The remarkable gendered renaissance of post–Khmer Rouge (KR) New Cambodian Cinema is evidenced in recent years through first- and second- generation post-traumatic films. This article analyzes one prominent example—Lida Chan and Guillaume P. Suon’s Noces Rouges ( Red Wedding , Cambodia...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (3 (69)): 1–33.
Published: 01 December 2008
... in two seminal contributions to Palestinian cinema, Michel Khleifi's Wedding in Galilee and Elia Suleiman's Divine Intervention . Paying close attention to the contested structures of nation, postcoloniality, gender, and identification within the films, the article examines the extent to which Khleifi...
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Camera Obscura (2011) 25 (3 (75)): 29–67.
Published: 01 December 2011
... as structure. This article suggests that Moulin Rouge! is indeed global cinema in the sense that it weds two cinematic traditions—Bollywood and Hollywood—yet it is hardly a marriage of equals. The global cinematic aesthetic Luhrmann promotes relies on Bollywood elements primarily to revivify Hollywood...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... films: Brothers ( Brødre , 2004), After the Wedding ( Efter brylluppet , 2006), and In a Better World ( Hævnen , 2010). Concerned with addressing a local and transnational audience, these films depict the intimacy of the Danish nuclear family while also developing distinctly transnational plotlines...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 117–127.
Published: 01 January 1988
... of weddings as starting points, highly dramatic moments which function to provide crisis rather than resolution, complication rather than closure. The reason for this is double-edged, having to do with the soap opera as a form (its conventions, both dramatic and videographic) and with soap opera...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 60–71.
Published: 01 September 1983
..., and the views of Keller's brother and sister-in• law on that birth and on their marriage. Daughters ofChaos turns around a personal involvement with female adolescent fantasies of womanhood and marriage, as presented through a meditation on the wedding cere• mony of Keller's niece. When...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 48–70.
Published: 01 May 1993
... of the film. The sequence closes as El Hadji Abdou Kader Beye invites his colleagues to the wedding party celebrating his marriage to a third wife. All the speeches are in French. The story proper starts as El Hadji collects his two other wives to go to the party. The elder, Adja...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 1983
.... The wedding, for example, takes place inside an eighteenth-century wooden church. I grew up with that minister's voice, those hymns, that organ, in that space. Everything about the ceremony brought me back to my childhood. That's why it was so easy for me to integrate it into a film...
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Camera Obscura (1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 176–192.
Published: 01 May 1979
... at the Pacific Film Archive. The Legend of Maya Deren interview responses: V - VkVk Clark M - Millicent Hodson C - Catrina Neiman F - Francine Bailey 4 Maya Deren at the 1955 wedding of Geoffrey...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 4–8.
Published: 01 January 1988
... the thirties and forties to postwar ideals of "domesticity" and "classlessness." Examining wedding sequences in soap operas, Sandy Flitterman-Lewis argues that they evoke memories of a cinematic past (for example, alter• nation, linearity and the female spectacle) in a television form...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
... experienced a gradual liberalization with recent calls for the legalization of gay marriages.15 The growing social acceptance of gay sexuality created conditions for the box office success of Ang Lee’s The Wedding Banquet (Xiyan, Taiwan/US, 1993) and the criti- cal acclaim of Tsai Ming-liang’s...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (3 (27)): 188–189.
Published: 01 September 1991
..., a portion of 189 which appeared as “Here Comes the Bride: Wedding Gender and Race in Bride of Frankenstein,” in the Fall 1991 issue of Feminist Studies. ...
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Camera Obscura (1981) 3 (1 (7)): 136–143.
Published: 01 May 1981
... to the dsmissal of the Western genre. Naturally, a film like The Searchers doesn’t fare well in this kind of approach. Oshana cited the scene 140 where Marty lucks Look down the hill on their “wedding night” as particularly objectionable. The citation both began and ended the film analysis...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 73–89.
Published: 01 January 1990
... Haaresbreite develop a new concept of drama out of an element of the story. Both films revolve around objects whose meaning transcends their narrative func- tion and generates tension around the solution of their “mystery.” The newly-wed young woman receives a pearl necklace as a gift from her...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 41–66.
Published: 01 September 2008
...). But Dunye’s film suggests what a deeply reflexive position might offer for one who is trying to gain, not lose, a foothold in cinematic discourse. The reflexive moves in the film are multiple. Dunye stars in the film as Cheryl, a young woman working as a video store clerk and a wedding...
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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
.... Finally, a Kabbalist succeeds, but only at the cost of Sooraleh’s life. This is an interesting twist on the plot of the original Der Dibuk, wherein the thwarted lover invokes the Kabbalah to try to preempt the wedding of his beloved to another man and dies in the process. In The Man without...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to be her maid of honor in her impending wedding. This invitation kicks off the main plot: Lacie s journey to the wedding. A familiar trope, in which a woman prepares for the wedding of a supposed friend, whom she in truth envies, fears, needs, and resents, thus anchors the episode s constellation...
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Camera Obscura (1993) 11 (1 (31)): 71–95.
Published: 01 May 1993
... installed members of the Chamber concludes with one among them, El Hadji (a man who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca), inviting everyone to attend a wedding reception for him and his third bride, ”Gone, to be convened later that afternoon. We then follow El Hadji as he...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (3 (36)): 134–153.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Houston’s icon more as a matriarch than as a daughter. Houston matured during a three year courtship before a 1992 wedding to Bobby Brown. When they married on her New Jersey estate in a well-publicized ceremony, media reports continued to accent her race and class position. The guest list...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 175–185.
Published: 01 September 2016
... being reported that a US military drone strike in Yemen killed twelve people on 12 December 2013; according to reports, most of the dead were civilians, members of a wedding party.1 In response to the rapidly increasing presence of drones, American artist Adam Harvey developed “Anti...