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Public Culture (1 May 1990) 2 (2): 65–81.
Published: 01 May 1990
... Politics . London: Hutchinson. Kelly , William 1986 “Rationalization and Nostalgia: Cultural Dynamics of New Middle Class Japan,” American Ethnologist 13 ( 4 ): 603 -618. Kelly , William . 1987 “Rethinking Rural Festivals in Contemporary Japan,” Japan Foundation Newsletter 15 ( 2...
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Public Culture (1 May 1994) 6 (2): 385–396.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Manthia Diawara Copyright © 1994 by The University of Chicago 1994 On Tracking World Cinema: African Cinema at Film Festivals Manthia Diawara The Pan-African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) convened...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 393–412.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Kate Nash In this article the author explores what feature-length films of the kind that are shown in human rights film festivals contribute to human rights culture. Analyzing films that feature victims (including, in some detail, Sonita ) and perpetrators (notably, The Act of Killing ), the author...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 509–526.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Sébastien Chauvin; Yannick Coenders; Timo Koren The accusation that Black Pete—the blackface character at the center of the annual Sinterklaas festival—is a racist caricature has recently become a staple of the Dutch culture wars, leaving media and cultural producers in a quandary over the figure’s...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 January 2019
... other forms of racial impersonation performed during these festivities are globally migrating manifestations of anti-Blackness. It argues that in order to achieve visual resonance, performers rely on taken-for-granted propositions about how Blackness works in Colombian society and that in the absence of...
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Published: 01 January 2015
Figure 2 Stewart Brand in 2007, sporting the top hat he wore as a counterculture emcee in the late 1960s. Screen capture from The Trips Festival Movie (2008), directed and produced by Eric Christensen Figure 2. Stewart Brand in 2007, sporting the top hat he wore as a counterculture emcee in More
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Public Culture (1 January 2000) 12 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 January 2000
... Cup in Burkina Faso for Liberation and a 1999 exhibition on African comedians at the Francophone Film Festival in Namur,Belgium, and at FESPACO (Pan-African Film Festival). On Foot Boubacar Touré Mandémory Boubacar Touré Mandémory, a self-taught photographer...
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Public Culture (1 May 1993) 5 (2): 339–343.
Published: 01 May 1993
...Manthia Diawara Copyright © 1993 by The University of Chicago 1993 On Tracking World Cinema Manthia Diawara CARTHAGE - The film festival Carthage ’92 (JournCes Cinematographiques de Carthage) took place October 2-10, 1992...
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Public Culture (1 September 2018) 30 (3): 351–352.
Published: 01 September 2018
... religious right and expanding its reach. Kate Nash pivots from Kelly’s discussion of intellectual history into an analysis of film. Nash argues that the feature-length films shown at human rights film festivals inspire a kind of self-work that helps support a human rights culture. Ruben Andersson moves...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 September 1999
... without prior controls over content, so that the resulting photographs (more than 500 in all) could describe Higashi-kujo’s lifestyle from the inside. The photographers then picked their favorite shots for an exhibit at the local Higashi-kujo Madang cultural festival. These photographs brought...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 441–466.
Published: 01 September 1996
... . “National Theatre Profile.” Nigeria Magazine 128–9 : 35 -54. Festac 77 . 1977 . London: African Journal and the International Festival Committee. Festac 77: Report and Summary of Accounts . n.d. Lagos: Modern Publications. Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres, Dakar, 1–24 avril 1966 . 1966...
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Public Culture (1 January 1992) 5 (1): 83–88.
Published: 01 January 1992
... held once every five years and routinely “won” by the government party by more or less the same percent- age. Perhaps because of their heightened regularity, these elections are framed within a rhetoric of ritual and called, in an almost Bakhtinian fash- ion, “Pesta Demokrasi”: “Festivals...
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Public Culture (1 September 2007) 19 (3): 433–459.
Published: 01 September 2007
... political challenges but has felt powerless before simple displays of spontaneity and joy and the pursuit of everyday pleasures. It seems as though every occasion of mundane festivity, private parties, and gatherings at bustling street corners, teahouses, shopping malls, and secular celebrations...
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Public Culture (1 January 2008) 20 (1): 169–170.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Sixties. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Green, Garth L., and Philip W. Scher, eds. 2007. Trinidad Carnival: The Cultural Politics of a Transnational Festival. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Halliwell, Martin. 2007. American Culture in the 1950s. Edinburgh, U.K.: Edin- burgh...
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Public Culture (1 September 1999) 11 (3): 449–450.
Published: 01 September 1999
... a Movable Chair My Encounter with Mr. Tabata Chin Tae-il It was at the first meeting of the East Ninth Street Madang festival executive committee. I’d hardly ever had a chance to talk with a disabled person before, but he casually started up a conversation with me. That was my first encounter...
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Public Culture (1 September 1993) 5 (3): 579–592.
Published: 01 September 1993
.... Havana: IX Festival International del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano. Anonymous. 1988 . Manifiesto de Santiago [Manifesto of Santiago]. Santiago: Primer Encuentro Latinoamericano de Video. Anonymous. ( 1989 , December 12–15). “Encuentro de realizadores” [Meeting or producers]. Brochure. Havana: XI...
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Public Culture (1 January 1991) 4 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 January 1991
... had turned in favour of the new Parallel Cinema. And perhaps the single biggest factor in this changed climate was the attitude of government. In 1979, the Indian International Film Festival inaugurated a special showcase of the best Indian cinema of the year, known as the Panorama...
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Public Culture (1 January 1988) 1 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 January 1988
... unexpected ways. Thus national culture seeks to coopt and redefine more local, regional or folk cultural forms as witnessed in the Festivals of India, and their recent analogue celebrated in Delhi as 'our festival' (apna utsav). Commercial culture (especially in the cinema, television and audio...
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Public Culture (1 January 2019) 31 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Shamus Khan Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Our issue opens with a reflection on racist motifs at festivals and parades throughout Colombia. Melissa Valle ties the presence of characters that mirror “Mammy” and “Jezebel” archetypes and evoke the primitive African to the...
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Public Culture (1 May 2008) 20 (2): 173–175.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the same time, that confrontation twisted Vietnamese rural society and turned the North Vietnamese army into something very other than a traditional peasant organization: leisure and the excess of peas- ant festival became military and party discipline. It would seem that if the spirit of...