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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 67–73.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Babette Mangolte This essay describes the last work by Chantal Akerman, an installation titled NOW made between January and March 2015 for the 2015 Venice Biennale. The author interrogates an installation work that is not linear and that changes while looking at it, producing thoughts as much as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1980) 2 (2 (5)): 6–70.
Published: 01 September 1980
...Thierry Kuntzel © 1980 by Camera Obscura 1980 The Most Dangerous Game (Schoedsack and Pichel, I 93 2) The Film-Work, 2 Thierry Kuntzel Repetition: this text is the follow-up of an earlier text entitled “The Film-Work Like the former article, it is an exploration of the dream...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1979) 1-2 (3-1 (3-4)): 21–31.
Published: 01 May 1979
...Janet Bergstrom Copyright © 1979 by Camera Obscura 1979 Rereading the Work of Claire Johnston Janet Bergstrom There is an argument running throughout Claire Johnston’s work which has to do with the relationship of the “progressive classical film” and a potential feminist...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 1982) 3-4 (2-3-1 (8-9-10)): 124–130.
Published: 01 December 1982
...Jean-Luc Godard Copyright © 1982 by Camera Obscura 1982 Passion (Love and Work) Jean-Luc Godard A small provincial village in a region out of the way and yet modern. A factory with some twenty female workers, young for the most part, who accept any salary as long as...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2003) 18 (2 (53)): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and filmmakers have depicted transformations in the meaning of public, paid work since World War II. Samuel L. Jackson and Bruce Willis in Unbreakable (dir. M. Night Shyamalan, US, 2000) Hoodoo Economics: White Men’s Work and Black Men’s Magic in Contemporary American Film Heather J...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2004) 19 (2 (56)): 141–169.
Published: 01 September 2004
... made. Courtesy Georgetown University Library Lois Weber, Progressive Cinema, and the Fate of “The Work-a-Day Girl” in Shoes Shelley Stamp A profile of filmmaker Lois Weber published shortly after the release of her 1916 film Shoes (US) celebrated her ability to “set forth in a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Alisa Lebow Camera Obscura 2007 Alisa Lebow teaches film studies and video production at Brunel University in London. Her book, First Person Jewish , on Jewish autobiographical film, is forthcoming in 2008. As a filmmaker her work includes For the Record: The World Tribunal on Iraq...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2007) 22 (3 (66)): 171–178.
Published: 01 December 2007
... award-winning books, Contested Culture: The Image, the Voice, and the Law (1991) and Fire and Desire: Mixed-Race Movies in the Silent Era (2001). Currently she is working on a manuscript entitled “Fictioning Histories: Women Film Pioneers,” on the difficulties of historical writing. Rosa Porten...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2011) 26 (2 (77)): 123–130.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Organization for Transformative Works, she has recently been writing about fan vidding both as a feminist art form and as a fair use of copyrighted works. © 2011 by Camera Obscura 2011 Sisabet and Luminosity foreground the torture of both female characters and the feminist spectator in their vid...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2014) 29 (2 (86)): 1–33.
Published: 01 September 2014
... director humiliates her at an audition by demanding the right to inspect her body, she begins disembodied phone sex work. Most critics of the film either emphasize the main character's growth or observe that her interiority remains unavailable to viewers despite the film's extensive use of close-ups...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1990) 8 (3 (24)): 162–167.
Published: 01 September 1990
...Thierry Kuntzel; Elisabeth Lyon Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1990 Working Papers Thierry Kuntzel And you my heart why do you beat Like a melancholy watchman I observe night and death...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2018) 33 (2 (98)): 161–195.
Published: 01 September 2018
... female beautification. With a wardrobe that anticipated the ready-to-wear women’s fashions she went on to create, Fox costume designer Bonnie Cashin refashioned Tierney into an “all-American” war-time working woman. Copyright © 2018 Camera Obscura 2018 female stardom costuming Bonnie Cashin...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 13–29.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Ivone Margulies This interview with film editor Claire Atherton focuses on her three-decade collaboration on the films and installations of Chantal Akerman (1950–2015). Questioned by Akerman scholar Ivone Margulies, Atherton describes her meeting and rapport with Akerman and their way of working...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 128–139.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Christina Creveling © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 Women Working This section is intended to give information about and provide a space for some filmmakers who are little known or simply notknown in this country. The comments are provided so as to try to give an idea of what...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1976) 1 (1 (1)): 140–142.
Published: 01 May 1976
... © 1976 by Camera Obscura 1976 Works in Progress: Current Film Practice Jackie Raynal is living in New York City, writing and doing research on contemporary French avant-garde film. She is hoping to find the means to direct another film. D Hollis Frampton has made forty one...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1977) 1 (2 (2)): 137–145.
Published: 01 September 1977
...Chantal Akerman; Christina Creveling © 1977 by Camera Obscura 1977 Women Working CHANTAL AKERMAN News From Home (1976) 16mm; color; sound A film of images of New York City, what you see every day when you live there. Akerman left Belgium one day when she was twenty...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2016) 31 (3 (93)): 141–151.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jihoon Kim This article examines a series of video works by Okin Collective, a group of three Korean artists (Jin Shiu, Kim Hwayong, and Yi Joungmin) who have over the past few years been productively concerned with an array of political, social, and cultural issues from both local and global...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 12–41.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Jackie Byars; Eileen R. Meehan Copyright © 1994 by Indiana University Press 1994 John Shea and Jenny Roberston in Notorious (Lifetime remake, 1992). Once in a Lifetime: Constructing “The Working Woman” through Cable Narrowcasting Jackie Byars and Eileen R. Meehan...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 59–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Julia Vassilieva This article explores the work of young Russian female director Valeria Gai Germanika. Germanika has gained a public profile over the last ten years through documentary shorts such as Sisters ( Syostry , 2005), Girls ( Devochki , 2005), and Boys ( Malchiki , 2007); feature film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2019) 34 (1 (100)): 185–195.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Michael Mazière This essay tracks the development and production of a series of interconnected projects revolving around the work of Chantal Akerman between 2013 and 2016 in London involving retrospective screenings, in-person presentations, symposiums, a major exhibition, an international...