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Camera Obscura (1980) 2 (3 (6)): 122–152.
Published: 01 December 1980
...Marc Silberman © 1980 by Camera Obscura 1980 Women Workmg Women Filmmakers in West Germany: A Catalog Marc Silberman Introduction 8. Cristina Perincioli 1. Claudia Alemann 9. Helga Reidemeister 2. Jutta Brueckner 10. ErikaRunge 3. Doris...
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Camera Obscura (1983) 4 (2 (11)): 132–145.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Marc Silberman Women Working Women Filmmakers in West Germany: A Catalog (Part 2) Marc Silberman Since completing the first installment of this catalog in 1980, women directors have released many new films in West Germany.' This situation should not obscure...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Strategies in Palestinian Queer and Women's Filmmaking” uniquely focused on questions of queerness and Palestine through a program of eight new Palestinian visual productions. The program brought together Palestinian film scholars, filmmakers, visual artists, and curators for a discussion of queer...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 129–145.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Hester Baer; Angelica Fenner In this conversation, which took place in Berlin, Ger­many, in August 2017, filmmaker Tatjana Turankskyj discusses recent developments in Pro Quote Film, the feminist initiative she cofounded with several other women filmmakers to promote gender parity in German film...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (3 (93)): 153–163.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Scott MacKenzie; Anna Westerståhl Stenport Arnait Video Productions is one of the most aesthetically diverse feminist collectives in the world. Founded in 1991 in Igloolik, Nunavut, Canada, by Madeline Piujuq Ivalu and Marie-Hélène Cousineau as the first women's Inuit filmmaking collective, Arnait...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 159–169.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Janice Loreck; Sian Mitchell; Whitney Monaghan; Kirsten Stevens The Melbourne Women in Film Festival (MWFF) is a four-day event in Melbourne, Australia, that supports and celebrates the work of Australian women filmmakers. Launched in 2017, the festival emerged from our desire as screen academics...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... ignores the active exchanges—sometimes explicit, sometimes subterranean—taking place among filmmakers and their films across Asia. The contributions to queer Asian cinema of women filmmakers, many of whom have had long careers in television and documentary and short-film production, have not been...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 111–151.
Published: 01 December 2009
... the contributions of women filmmakers and the influence of feminist thought might be registered within these paradigms, gender and feminist political analyses are not integral to their geographic and discursive rationales. Feminisms' historical roles in industrial, national, and transnational independent, art...
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Camera Obscura (2012) 27 (3 (81)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Kelly Hankin In 2001, the Clif Bar and Company, makers of LUNA: The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, debuted LUNAFEST, an international touring film festival that showcases short narrative and documentary work by female filmmakers. Since its inception, this festival has made significant inroads...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 147–155.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Sebastian Heiduschke Although women today graduate from Germany’s film schools in numbers nearly equal to those of men, they remain heavily underrepresented in the nation’s film industry. This essay employs statistical evidence to take stock of the situation for women filmmakers and examines three...
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Camera Obscura (2018) 33 (3 (99)): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2018
... study for considering women’s filmmaking in neoliberal times because of its centrality to the development of feminist film theory at an earlier historical moment in the 1970s. Reframing the history of the West German feminist film movement, the introduction considers the unfolding of new practices...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 135–145.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... The relationship of the project to the development of feminist film studies, the production conditions for women's filmmaking in Latin America, the contemporary climate for distribution and exhibition in New York City (along with public funding structures), and the cultivation of new Latina/Latino audiences in New...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 147–155.
Published: 01 May 2013
... covers the growth of the organization since the 1970s, the close connection between feminist film theory and independent filmmaking in the 1980s, changes in the culture of documentary, gender inequities in film directing and in financing of films about women, the impact of digital culture on educational...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 125–133.
Published: 01 May 2013
... by Women Make Movies soon after WMM’s incorporation.1 Readers of Camera Obscura  are likely to recognize WMM’s exceptional longevity and reach within femi- nist media culture. For forty years, it has supported diverse women filmmakers, championed films by and about women, and inspired...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 119–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
... between the voices of the documentary: that of the filmmaker and those of her subjects. Shilyh Warren is an assistant professor of film and aesthetic studies at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her research focuses broadly on documentary film, women's cinema, and feminist theory. She...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (1 (91)): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the Chinese Great Famine Figure 1. Zhang Mengqi, the filmmaker, scans her own face into a “selfie” inSelf- ­Portrait with Three Women (China, 2010). © Zhang Mengqi/Caochangdi Workstation IN PRACTICE Memory Resurrected in HD: Collective Digital Video...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 5–31.
Published: 01 May 2014
... circulation in the contemporary global terrain of film festivals and criticism. In a recent essay, Kathleen McHugh provides an instructive point of departure for considering women filmmakers and trans- national paradigms, drawing on Virginia Woolf’s proclamation: “As a woman I have no country...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 160–165.
Published: 01 December 1989
... show an awareness of the political impact of the medium and use new sorts of film language. It shows quite a number of feminist films, feature films and documentaries. In the early seventies German women filmmakers started organizing the “Verband der Filmarbeiterinnen...
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Camera Obscura (2009) 24 (3 (72)): 153–162.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Patricia White Camera Obscura 2009 Patricia White , an editor of Camera Obscura since 1997, also serves on the board of Women Make Movies. She is a professor of film and media studies at Swarthmore College and is working on a book on global women's feature filmmaking of the past...
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Camera Obscura (2013) 28 (1 (82)): 157–165.
Published: 01 May 2013
... at a moment when medical care was being corporatized.1 In the 1970s, the connection between political work and documentary was a strong one: it animated women’s drive to learn filmmaking. It was the era of portability, as 16mm film cameras linked by synch-­sound technologies to Nagra sound...