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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 59–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Everybody Dies but Me ( Vse umrut, a ya ostanus , 2008); and sixty-part TV series School ( Shkola , Channel One Russia, 2010). These works deal with the issues that contemporary Russian youth face in such a confrontational manner that they have been the subject of a special debate in the Russian parliament...
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Camera Obscura (2010) 25 (2 (74)): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Mary Celeste Kearney Despite feminists' criticisms of “girl games'” gender essentialism in the 1990s, many contemporary manufacturers of children's goods are still relying on traditional gender norms to reach female youth. In an effort to better understand this phenomenon, this article focuses...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (2): 1–39.
Published: 01 September 2019
... of representation of black bodies and black lives, as she transforms the trope of suffering black mothers and their martyred black youth into a celebration of black motherhood and the pregnant body. These images are consciously rooted in a genealogy of black women’s representations of black women’s bodies. Despite...
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Camera Obscura (2019) 34 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 December 2019
... representative film, Sacrificed Youth (青春祭, 1985), exploring its complicated negotiation with the socialist legacy and new post-Mao discourses. With a highly subjective and documentary experimental style, the film articulates a double critique of political and cultural uniformity during the Cultural Revolution...
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Camera Obscura (2022) 37 (1 (109)): 1–29.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the pulse of Black life; the role of digital media in the lives of twenty‐first‐century Black Americans mirrors that of Black magazines and newspapers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Of particular note is the way that Black youth, especially Black girls, use digital media spaces to make...
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Camera Obscura (2023) 38 (1 (112)): 165–195.
Published: 01 May 2023
... shared image of a young woman holding a sign with the phrase at a rally in Texas, I discuss the communal charge of what I call tough girl affect—a politically saturated vibe, touting a notably youthful, right-wing femininity that is deliberately feisty, fun, and provocative, yet compliant with the hetero...
FIGURES
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (1 (85)): 33–57.
Published: 01 May 2014
... female auteur and to her provocative exploration of youthful sexual identity and fantasy, Koh's condensed-form queer interpretation circulates more productively as part of a burgeoning queer Asian cinema. Unlike New Queer Cinema, which was gradually co-opted by the mainstream as US independent filmmaking...
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Camera Obscura (1996) 13 (2 (38)): 60–91.
Published: 01 May 1996
..., it became an object of cultish adulation among existing fans of Groening (who was already well known as a rather nihilistic, anti-establishmentarian, "alternative" cartoonist). The Simpsons also became instantly popular with youths of all ages. One 1990 audience survey declared The Simpsons the third...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 20–25.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Language," was a pioneering work in the evolution of China's new cinema when it was published in 1979. In 1981, she directed her first film, The Drive to Win, about the life of a woman basketball player. After another period teaching in the Academy, she completed her second film, Sacrificed Youth...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 143–179.
Published: 01 May 2001
... of moderniza- tion. In the contemporary context, unemployment is high, hous- ing is crumbling, and periodic bursts of youth protest lead the national government to prescribe an almost permanent riot police presence in the most explosive or “hot” neighborhoods...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 6–23.
Published: 01 May 1995
... was asked, in an interview conducted barely a week after the outbreak of the 1992 uprising in Los Angeles, what kind of politics he thought the area's (inner) city youth would produce in the wake of the upheaval. Davis, who traced with unrelenting verve and pa- nache the southern California city's...
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Camera Obscura (1990) 8 (1 (22)): 28–49.
Published: 01 January 1990
..., persua- sive, cogent and appealing, which involves all the childhood and youth of the country as completely, as thoroughly, in effect, as our long built up educational system itself 2 Even the industry’s own Production Code, acknowledging the “moral” obligations of the film industry...
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Camera Obscura (1988) 6 (3 (18)): 8–19.
Published: 01 September 1988
... groupings of symposium participants are obscured by the non-identification of the individuals who advanced Sacrificed Youth (Zhang Nuanxin, 1985) the ideas listed. Indeed, direct quotation of speakers is very rare in the 13 report, and only occurs in examples of ideas attributed to "everyone...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (3 (87)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2014
... was affiliated with the emergent global genre of the youth film. The film’s reenvisaging of the songstress rides the wave of the invention of the teenager, a phenomenon rooted in the socioeconomic conditions of postwar prosperity; the institution of the nuclear family; and a budding consumer culture...
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Camera Obscura (2014) 29 (2 (86)): 35–57.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of the youth drama (qingqun ouxiang ju) and the marriage-­love drama (hunlian ju). In her exami- nation of various subgenres of TV drama, Xueping Zhong argues that in the 1990s, imported Japanese and Korean youth-­idol dra- mas reintroduced the sentiment of modern romantic love to China. These imported...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (1 (46)): 77–97.
Published: 01 May 2001
... in the construction of a collective action on the part of banlieue youth. Even today, this foundational act marks the nature of the political actions carried out by a great number of youth in the housing projects. Instead of cracking up, these young...
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Camera Obscura (1995) 12 (2 (35)): 52–84.
Published: 01 May 1995
... to a San Francisco newspaper that ran two photographs of Greta Garbo side by side soon after her death; one was taken at the pinnacle of her movie career in the 1930s, the other was taken just prior to her death by a prying journalist: In her youth, she is Mona Lisa...
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Camera Obscura (1989) 7 (2-3 (20-21)): 226–230.
Published: 01 December 1989
... when I was researching my dissertation on film and the punk and glitter youth subcultures at Northwestern University in the late 1970s. Al- though punk and glitter had been condemned by some feminist critics as sexist, I was intrigued by the appeal the subcultures...
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Camera Obscura (2001) 16 (3 (48)): 197–227.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Gaze • 199 try (dir. Edwin S. Porter, 1914) that articulates one view of the actress’s youthful appeal: There are many young comediennes . . . but it is only Mary Pickford . . . who can create through the silent medium . . . just that particular kind of sentiment—ineffably sweet...
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Camera Obscura (1991) 9 (1-2 (25-26)): 250–273.
Published: 01 September 1991
...? The following report from The Los Angeles Times in November 1981 gives one of the first accounts of a murder that took place in Milpitas, California in that year: More than a dozen high school students who viewed the strangled body of a schoolmate kept her murder a secret to protect the youth...