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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
...Danielle Seid This essay adopts and adapts memory work, as developed by Annette Kuhn, as a method to search for the author's grandmother in Chinese American feminist film history. Foregrounding a trans-feminist perspective that moves across and between nations and film cultures, it introduces...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4277–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.77
Published: 01 April 2018
...); Vicki Callahan, ed., Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2010). 5. Karen Ward Mahar, Women Filmmakers in Early Hollywood (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006); Allyson Field, Jan-Christopher Horak, and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart...
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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
..., http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2016 NOTES 1. Papers from that conference provided the starting point for Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future , ed. Christine Gledhill and Julia Knight (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015). 2...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4433–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.4.33
Published: 01 October 2018
..., using newly available statistical data from Britain's film trade union, the Association of Cinematograph, Television and Allied Technicians (ACTT). It also draws on oral histories, extant films, and specialist trade publications to outline two case studies, one featuring three editors, and the other a...
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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
... research is to place Eng back into Chinese and U.S. film histories, from which she has effectively been forgotten. The photo essay uses text and images to describe and reflect on that process, on the challenge of researching Eng through the images that remain, and on the ways in which feminist film history...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2187–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.1.87
Published: 01 January 2016
... upon the programming of silent film at festivals. It also suggests that there is a growing public that is attracted to festivals such as Il Cinema Ritrovato precisely because these festivals give us access to a vision of film history and feminism that we cannot find in traditional history books...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 22133–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.2.133
Published: 01 April 2016
... Brunsdon deems it more difficult to see these films as “representations of the nation.” There are, she writes, “real equivocations in the fit between being a woman and representing Britishness.” This article explores this issue, arguing that the history of British cinema to which Hill's chapter contributes...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 13127–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.3.127
Published: 01 July 2015
...’ relation to film history. Artificial economies of scarcity are indispensible components of the classic film market, but the critic often feels an urge to save a beloved text, to somehow prevent its loss. That fear of loss engenders an affective response that I call the savior complex, which gives rise to...
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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
... a paradoxical role in creating a sense of women's absence, and ultimately arrives at a set of guiding principles for feminist quantitative research in film histories. At some point we are going to have to address, as adults, the fact that many women LIKE to take time off to...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5419–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.19
Published: 01 October 2019
... and logged. The tapes record how she was generously given an outsize list of names, films, influences, and themes, and a mind-expanding list of possible strategies for feminist media history making. The research led to a book and a documentary, and the tapes were stored in a box in an archive. One...
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Megan Cunningham in  Women of Vision: 18 <b>Histories</b> in Feminist <b>Film</b> and Vid...
Published: 01 October 2019
FIGURE 2. Megan Cunningham in Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (dir. Alexandra Juhasz), 1998. FIGURE 2. Megan Cunningham in Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (dir. Alexandra Juhasz), 1998. FIGURE 2. Megan Cunningham in Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (dir. Alexandra Juhasz), 1998. FIGURE 2. Megan Cunningham in Women of Vision: 18 Histories in Feminist Film and Video (dir. Alexandra Juhasz), 1998. More
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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
...Jane M. Gaines “On Not Narrating the History of Feminism and Film” poses two questions: What happened to women in the early silent film industries, and why don't we know about them? While the author and others have addressed the first question elsewhere at recent international conferences and in...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 12135–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.2.135
Published: 01 April 2015
... work to date in “The Eye Beholds: Silent Era Industrial Film and the Bureau of Commercial Economics,” master's thesis, New York University, 2006. See also the brief mention of the Bureau in Devin Orgeron, Marsha Orgeron, and Dan Streible, “A History of Learning with the Lights Off,” in Learning with...
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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
... of the historiographic process through their frictions with official, national histories. At the same time the films nod to, and at times engage with, the transnational networks that brought them into being. The essay considers how the films and the filmmakers who made them negotiate local arts...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5219–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.2.19
Published: 01 April 2019
... backrooms, necessarily because pornography was so poorly archived. Yet even as access has shifted from VHS to digital, the field has yet to reckon with how its interpretive frameworks were shaped by a material history in which the films that scholars watched were often altered from the versions patrons had...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5476–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.76
Published: 01 October 2019
...Yvonne Welbon; Alexis Pauline Gumbs; Alexandra Juhasz Yvonne Welbon, an award-winning filmmaker and founder of the Chicago-based nonprofit Sisters in Cinema, interviews Alexis Pauline Gumbs, cofounder of the Black Feminist Film School, as part of a larger trans-media project on the history of queer...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 11112–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.1.112
Published: 01 January 2015
...Kirsten Pike Although Disney's 1970s Witch Mountain films were tremendously popular with preteen girls, they have been largely overlooked in historical scholarship on gender, film, and second-wave feminism. To help extend and shed new light on the history of girls on film during the women's...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 4111–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.1.11
Published: 01 January 2018
... overshadowed filmmakers—the Bolivian Beatriz Palacios and the Peruvian María Barea—mainly in their roles as film producers and managers of small producing companies, but also as directors. In order to effectively incorporate women into Andean cinema history, I advocate for a nonhierarchical historiographical...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 31140–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.1.140
Published: 01 January 2017
... and cultural significance of her previous films and how she has shaped the history of Iranian cinema in terms of the representation of women. Banietemad's characters embody a sense of nostalgia, in that women like Tooba (Golab Adineh), Nobar (Fatemah Motamed-Aria), and Sara (Baran Kosari) have become...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 1290–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.2.090
Published: 01 April 2015
... information on Women Make Movies, see Kristen Fallica, “Sustaining Feminist Film Cultures: An Institutional History of Women Make Movies,” PhD diss., University of Pittsburgh, 2013. A shorter version of her scholarship on Women Make Movies can be found in a forty-year special section on the company in Camera...