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Public Culture (2011) 23 (3 (65)): 573–602.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jennifer Wenzel This article reads three recent documentary films as commodity biographies in which the story of a commodity’s production functions less as defetishizing knowledge than as a new object of consumerist desire; such narratives tend to leave untouched the relations of inequality...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (2 (73)): 301–318.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ursula K. Heise Animated film is one of the principal aesthetic forms through which modern societies engage with the agency of nonhumans and objects. Beyond their particular themes or characters, animated films rely as a matter of principle on setting objects in motion; this principle has close...
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Public Culture (1990) 3 (1): 49–66.
Published: 01 January 1990
...Robert A. Rosenstone Copyright © 1990 by the Center For Transnational Cultural Studies 1990 50 Make it personal. The story of a quest. Desire to understand if and how (but mostly how) film can be (and has been) used to talk about the past. Admit all the problems involved...
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Public Culture (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 (1991) 4 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 1991
... interpenetrate the hand-painted hoarding advertising film, and activate it as an icon builder2 in the urban streetscape. The examination proceeds along two directions: I would like to thank the padcipants of the Photography and Society Workshop, all of whom have contributed to this paper...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (2): 369–397.
Published: 01 May 2010
... drawn from digital media. While his notion of the generic city is modeled on the film studio set, with its utterly flexible and ephemeral structures expanded to the scale of the city, and his more recent structures embody the promises of a network society, Koolhaas fails to consider other image-making...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (3): 533–555.
Published: 01 September 1993
... Culture?” Public Culture 1 ( no. 1 ): 5 -9. Armes , R. 1987 . Third World Film Making and the West . Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California press. Babadzan , A. 1988 . “Kastom and Nation Building in the South Pacific. Pages 199–228 in R. Guidieri, F. Pellizi, and S. J...
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Public Culture (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 (1995) 8 (1): 161–175.
Published: 01 January 1995
.... London: Zed Books. Yüan , Ch'en . 1966 . Western and Central Asians in China under the Mongols: Their Transformation into Chinese. Monumenta Serica Monograph XV. Los Angeles: Monumenta Serica at the University of California. Clark , Paul . 1987a . “Ethnic Minorities in Chinese Films...
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 2 Public space used by Hollywood film companies for location shooting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Data based on public records of permit requests and aggregated based on neighborhood and intensity of spatial uses. Data compiled by Vicki Mayer, Jade Miller, Shara Scotland, and Jessie More
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Published: 01 September 2014
Figure 9 Hollywood Trucks index film labor. Photograph by Vicki Mayer Figure 9. Hollywood Trucks index film labor. Photograph by Vicki Mayer More
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Figure 10 “No Parking” sign identifies a film production location on busy Carrollton Avenue. Photograph by Vicki Mayer Figure 10. “No Parking” sign identifies a film production location on busy Carrollton Avenue. Photograph by Vicki Mayer More
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Public Culture (2009) 21 (3): 539–549.
Published: 01 September 2009
... unrealized) Cultural Revolution Museum, I argue that these films manifest an intriguing tension between the traumatic past and the oblivious present, between the intimate confidentiality of interviews and their address of a larger public sphere, and between the courtroom-like “objectivity...
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Published: 01 May 2014
Figure 2 Takahata’s tanuki in their realistic mode of representation in the 1994 film Pom Poko Figure 2. Takahata’s tanuki in their realistic mode of representation in the 1994 film Pom Poko More
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 349–376.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Rachel Dwyer While Gandhi's image is well known in India and throughout the world, mostly in photographs, chromolithographs, and newsreels, there are surprisingly few Indian films about the father of the nation and his role in the national drama, the historic struggle for independence, perhaps...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 235–260.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Kaiama L. Glover This essay looks pointedly at a broad phenomenon wherein ostensibly benign discourses—from the news media to the Hollywood film industry to humanitarian aid—grant permission for North Atlantic denial of human proximity to peoples of the so-called global South. Taking the figure...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (3 (74)): 369–377.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Figure 2 Public space used by Hollywood film companies for location shooting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Data based on public records of permit requests and aggregated based on neighborhood and intensity of spatial uses. Data compiled by Vicki Mayer, Jade Miller, Shara Scotland, and Jessie...
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Public Culture (2011) 23 (2): 377–394.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Vyjayanthi Rao This article analyzes the Gandhian legacy in contemporary Indian art practices, including photography, architecture, and film, and investigates the possibilities and impasses of a specifically Gandhian modern aesthetic practice. Situating a specific set of artistic projects...
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Public Culture (1993) 5 (2): 297–313.
Published: 01 May 1993
... 114–125 in Perspectives on Chinese Cinema . Chris Berry, ed. London: British Film Institute. Chen , Yuanbin . 1991 . “Wanjia susong” [“Ten Thousand Litigations”]. In Xiaoshuo yuebao [ Short Story Monthly ], no. 8 . Chow , Rey . 1992 . “Male Narcissism and National Culture...
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Public Culture (1991) 4 (1): 25–41.
Published: 01 January 1991
... Culture in India and Its Global Problematics,” sponsored by the Social Science Research Council, April 1989. Public culnlrc 25 Vol. 4, No. 1: Fall 1991 sneeringly by its critics and competitors. Sometime early in the 1980s, an entire day’s session of a film seminar...