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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (2 (104)): 125–157.
Published: 01 September 2020
... laborer and her claustrophobic envelopment in hegemonic white beauty culture, Sometimes It Seems You re in Another World : Afrocentric Feminisms of the LA Rebellion Jamie Ann Rogers Camera Obscura 104, Volume 35, Number 2 doi 10.1215/02705346-8359552 © 2020 by Camera Obscura Published by Duke University...
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Camera Obscura (2020) 35 (3 (105)): 60–87.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to use domestic labor as a form of world-making. At odds with the way the domestic realm is presented by the women’s movement as what keeps women captive in a never-ending cycle of repetitive, meaningless work, the essay argues that Robertson records her domestic labor as not just a means to an end...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 125–143.
Published: 01 September 1991
...Alexander Doty Copyright © 1991 by The Johns Hopkins University Press 1991 The Sissy Boy, The Fat Ladies, and The Dykes: Queerness and/as Gender in Pee-wee’s World Alexander Doty In all the things I’ve read or heard about Pee-wee Herman, his shows, and his films, only two...
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Camera Obscura (2017) 32 (2 (95)): 185–192.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Claudia Lo Amid the ongoing popularity of hundred-hour, epic-length stories or never-ending, procedurally generated games, where is the place for short games with defined endings? Anna Anthropy's Queers in Love at the End of the World (2013) rejects the importance of having a lengthy game and flips...
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Camera Obscura (2002) 17 (2 (50)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in the Audiovisual Discourse of World Health” for publication. Contagion and the Boundaries of the Visible: The Cinema of World Health Kirsten Ostherr World Health and the Dialectics of Visibility and Invisibility Even a cursory glance at contemporary US film and television reveals...
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Camera Obscura (2008) 23 (2 (68)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2008
... Epps. Coincidence and chance: Benigno (Javier Cámara) sees Marco (Darío Grandinetti) in tears during the performance of Café Müller. © Miguel Bracho/El Deseo. Photo: Miguel Bracho World without Strangers: The Poetics of Coincidence in Pedro Almodóvar’s Talk to Her Despina...
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Camera Obscura (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 (1992) 10 (2 (29)): 91–129.
Published: 01 May 1992
...Stacie Colwell The End ofthe Road: Gender, the Dissemination of Knowledge, and the American Campaign Against Venereal Disease during World War I Stacie Colwell “Two roads there are in life,” states the prologue to the 1918 American Social Hygiene Association Film, The End...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (1 (37)): 187–237.
Published: 01 January 1996
...William Anthony Nericcio Copyright © 1996 by Indiana University Press 1996 Autopsy of a Rat: Odd, Sundry Parables of Freddy Lopez, Speedy Gonzales, and Other Chicano/Latino Marionettes Prancing About Our First World Visual Emporium...
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Camera Obscura (1999) 14 (3 (42)): 50–69.
Published: 01 September 1999
...Gayle Wald Clueless in the Neocolonial World Order Gayle Wald Seldom has a contemporary US "teen flick" risen to the levels of both critical and commercial popularity attained by Amy Heckering's 1995 film Clueless, an Americanized and updated version of Jane Austen's novel...
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Camera Obscura (2004) 19 (1 (55)): 113–149.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Vincent Hausmann American Beauty’s insistence that what the Colonel and film viewers see barely conceals our identifications, repressions, and aggressions. Envisioning the (W)hole World “Behind Things”: Denying Otherness in American Beauty Vincent Hausmann Sam Mendes’s American...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 8. Jean Varda, Women Reconstructing the World (1944). Courtesy of the Anaïs Nin Foundation More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 2. “The island and my world,” The Beaches of Agnès ( Les plages d'Agnès , France, 2008) More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 3. Varda becoming-world, Varda by Agnès ( Varda par Agnès , France, 2019) More
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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 (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 81–109.
Published: 01 May 2014
... the postcolonial subjectivity of being caught between two worlds in her documentary and short fiction films, including River of No Return (2008), Gulpilil: One Red Blood (2002), Crocodile Dreaming (2006), and Two Bob Mermaid (1996). It argues that these films offer unique insights into the history of Indigenous...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 61–85.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Figure 2. “The island and my world,” The Beaches of Agnès ( Les plages d'Agnès , France, 2008) ...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 97–125.
Published: 01 December 2019
...Lee Wallace Lisa Cholodenko’s three films High Art (US, 1998), Laurel Canyon (US, 2002), and The Kids Are All Right (US, 2010) all tell the same story: a sexual and emotional ingenue arrives in a tightly circumscribed social world that both resembles and departs from a conventional family. At its...
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Camera Obscura (2016) 31 (2 (92)): 167–173.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and differentiation. The theoretical site of this movement is the monad. The world is composed of an infinite field of monads, and every monad in turn contains the entire world. This paradox is resolved through metaphors of perception: each monad possesses an embodied optics, a zone of darkness and a view...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 61–89.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of gendered and neocolonial norms determining recognition and value within world cinema. Atmosphere also thematizes that which resists full disclosure, such as the unrealized but looming possibility of incestuous desire haunting Late Spring and Denis's oeuvre. Incest's equivocal, ambiguous, but potentially...
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