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Camera Obscura (2007) 22 (3 (66)): 129–167.
Published: 01 December 2007
... Press 129 130  •  Camera Obscura his shabby kingdom. We may remember the daffy nurse character or perhaps her more evolved incarnation as Eleanor Nightingale, or, more likely, we may know of her pseudonymic flmmaking as the Yiddish director Yevgeny Antinov; but, chances are, few of us...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 159–166.
Published: 01 January 1990
...- gium), similarly explores the relationship between American Jews and their European origins. Akerman’s voice-over opens the film against the backdrop of images of New York’s skyline and harbor, Speaking of her identity while a Yiddish melody accompanies her words, the...
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Camera Obscura (2021) 36 (1 (106)): 87–107.
Published: 01 May 2021
... familiar noises, such as shouts, train whistles, typewriter clacking, farm animals, and in one scene, a Yiddish lullaby. After a brief discussion of the historical background, I return to a description of the installation itself. Agnès Varda has always been one to explore and document the diverse...
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Camera Obscura (2003) 18 (1 (52)): 35–83.
Published: 01 May 2003
... nomenclature, the “event” is referred to as the Holocaust, the Shoah, and, by some Yiddish speakers, as Der Khurbn (The Destruction). The latter two names contain within them profound resonances with the legendary destruction of the Sec- ond Temple (the western wall of which stands in Jerusalem as...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (1 (16)): 78–116.
Published: 01 January 1988