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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 51141–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.141
Published: 01 January 2019
... the subject of Arthur Dong, Forbidden City, USA: Chinese American Nightclubs, 1936–1970 (Los Angeles: DeepFocus Productions, 2015), as well as the earlier documentary film Forbidden City, USA (1989), directed by Dong. 26. See Anne Anlin Cheng, The Melancholy of Race: Psychoanalysis...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5456–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.56
Published: 01 October 2019
... (1991), and Snapshot: Six Months of the Korean American Male (2007). Soe's documentary works, including Mixed Blood (1992), The Chinese Gardens (2012), and The Oak Park Story (2010), as well as the experimental video All Orientals Look the Same (1986), generate dialectics of newly produced and...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5487–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.87
Published: 01 October 2019
... perception and the fragility of 16mm film life itself. Optic Nerve (1985) and Endangered (1988) were selected for the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennials (’85,’89,’93). Her documentaries tell the stories of marginalized peoples who have been hidden from history and are often essay films that are multi...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 53140–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.3.140
Published: 01 July 2019
... program Radio Newsreel , and Broadhead as a talks producer in the North American Service. Howlett's BBC career in news and current affairs is particularly striking given that in Australia, women in radio rarely got the opportunity to step outside women's and children's programs. Ken Inglis notes that...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 511–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.1
Published: 01 January 2019
... “Forever Her Chinatown: Where Is My Grandmother in Chinese American Feminist Film History?” If Armatage and Qin make a compelling case in intertwining Clara Law's life experiences with her filmic pursuits, Seid goes further, writing herself and her transgender sexuality and ethnic identity into the article...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5163–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.63
Published: 01 January 2019
... for her. With the assistance of Jane, a second-generation Chinese American teenage prostitute, Zhao eventually finds his wife. The denouement features the couple's heartbreaking reunion when they run into each other by chance in front of Li's squalid tenement. With family photos on the table and a...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5111–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.11
Published: 01 January 2019
... important work in this area. For example, Miriam Ross writes about the implications of the RIFF taking a producer role in Latin American cinema through its funding mechanisms in “The Film Festival as Producer: Latin American Films and Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund,” Screen 52, no. 2 (2011): 261–67. She...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42207–213 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.207
Published: 01 April 2018
..., Transnational Feminism , 4. 7. Laura Isabel Serna, Making Cinelandia: American Films and Mexican Film Culture before the Golden Age (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014). 8. Patricia White, Women's Cinema, World Cinema: Projecting Contemporary Feminisms (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42201–206 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.201
Published: 01 April 2018
... between trans identities and diverse media practices. Joanne Meyerowitz described the American media's role in popularizing transsexuality, Jay Prosser analyzed conventions of transsexual autobiographies, Sandy Stone and Stephen Whittle separately described the importance of the internet for transgender...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3410–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.4.10
Published: 01 October 2017
... pregnant with meaning” (249). The poverty shot in Shoes is very similar. Tom Gunning, D. W. Griffith and the Origins of American Narrative Film: The Early Years at Biograph (Urbana: University of Illinois, 1991), esp. 245–49. 3. Rather than invoking an argument about excess as a mark of...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 33107–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.3.107
Published: 01 July 2017
..., European, Middle Eastern nationalities and North Americans. South Asian includes British Indians, Indian nationals, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Sri Lankans. Black includes black Britons, African Americans, African nations and Afro-Caribbeans. East Asian includes Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Koreans and...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 32141–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.2.141
Published: 01 April 2017
.... Quoted in Yael Kohen, We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy (New York: Sarah Crichton Books, 2012), 32. On the Lenny Bruce reference preceding, see Ronald K. L. Collins, “Comedy and Liberty: The Life and Legacy of Lenny Bruce,” Social Research 79, no. 1 (Spring 2012): 61–86. 7. For...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3125–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.1.25
Published: 01 January 2017
... recognized a noted expert on high-speed photography and hummingbirds, merging art and ornithology. Surprisingly, a documentary produced by the Atomic Heritage Foundation titled An Uncommon Man , after one of Crawford Greenewalt's books about the American spirit of self-actualization, primarily credits the...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2354–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.3.54
Published: 01 July 2016
.... Roosevelt sent a cinematographer to the USSR to accompany the American ambassador, Joseph E. Davies. Information about the material is from Mangini's archive, “Corrispondenza con Lucisano,” file folder no. 56, Archivio Mangini-Del Fra, Cineteca di Bologna. 29. Vlada Petric, “Esther Shub: Cinema Is My...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2232–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.32
Published: 01 April 2016
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 Chinese American Esther Eng feminist film history Golden Gate Girls (2004) women filmmakers NOTES Special thanks to Sally Ng...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 221–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.1
Published: 01 April 2016
... filmmaker such as Esther Eng: young, gay, Chinese American, and astonishingly successful at a time when we “knew” that the only woman director working in the U.S. film industry was Dorothy Arzner. The numerous beautiful photographs of Eng that illustrate S. Louisa Wei's essay “Finding Voices Through Her...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 226–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.6
Published: 01 April 2016
... Institute gender statistics, reporting that women had a strong showing in documentary but were still poorly represented in feature fiction filmmaking. 47 The Annenberg Center for Media, Diversity & Social Change reports that in 2014, of the one hundred top American films, 1.9 percent were directed by...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 1395–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.3.95
Published: 01 July 2015
... documentary practitioners, is thoroughly mired in the cultural politics of objectification. I focus on the trope of voice-over commentary, which has been favored among feminist filmmakers working to subvert the representational conventions of narrative cinema and ethnographic documentary. I argue that the...