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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
... readers to a relatively unknown “orphan” documentary film, Forever Chinatown (1960). For the author and her family, the film carries with it a history of trauma that shapes what is remembered about it. Drawing on work in feminist film studies, particularly the notion of an archive of feelings, the essay...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 6216–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.16
Published: 01 April 2020
... again: Pickford as the film's eponymous one-handed orphan who finds a job as a lumber guard in eastern Indiana's Limberlost Swamp, and Huff as the “swamp angel” who rescues him from the lumber poacher Black Jack ( fig. 1 ). Film magazine Motography reported in January 1917 that Huff had left New York...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2020; 62148–175 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2020.6.2.148
Published: 01 April 2020
... his status as an orphan, or his broken heart. He would repeat, in verse, “I have no home to go to.” Patricia Peknik describes how countless Cajun and Creole songs from the first half of the twentieth century “document over and over again stories of separation from loved ones,” such as Joe Falcon's...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5421–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.4.21
Published: 01 October 2019
..., 2017. marisa hicks-alcaraz : I was introduced to film curating as a master's student at New York University. In 2014 I co-curated a series of short amateur films by members of the Amateur Cinema League as part of a collaboration between the NYU Orphan Film Symposium and the Museum of Modern...
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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
... experience for Hustler in 1976, and numerous straight films incorporated it, including Anyone But My Husband (1975), Love in Strange Places (1976), Little Orphan Dusty (1978), Taxi Girls (1979). 50 By the late 1970s this was beginning to change. Wakefield Poole shot a fisting scene for his...
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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
... her animation of the marginalized subject. For Asian feminist media, she reveals the inevitable imbrication of (diasporic) Asian cinema and Asian American cinema. She expands the concept of “orphan” in “orphan film” to understand the feared orphanhood of diasporic Chinese at the height the Cold War...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2019; 5195–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2019.5.1.95
Published: 01 January 2019
.... zx : In 1985, you made two films almost concurrently: Death of a Beauty ( Mei ren zhi si ) and Love of an Orphaned Girl ( Gunv lian ). gc : Yes. Both had elements of the Western. Duan Baoshan and I cowrote the scripts. One scene in Death of a Beauty was set in a mosque in Kashgar, close to...
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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
... (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2009). For conferences see “Other Cinemas” (Screen Studies Conference, 2012) and the biennial Orphan Film Symposium at New York University, which has played a central role in recovering orphaned and nontheatrical films. 2. Thomas Elsaesser, “Archives and...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 42128–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.2.128
Published: 01 April 2018
..., and About: The ‘Real’ Problem in the Feminist Film Movement,” Mediascape (Fall 2008): http://www.tft.ucla.edu/mediascape/Fall08_Warren.html . 3. Complete Orphan Film Symposium programs are available at https://www.nyu.edu/orphanfilm/ . 4. For more on Helen Hill see Dan Streible, “In...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2018; 43179–204 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2018.4.3.179
Published: 01 July 2018
... Journal , September 18, 2015, http://www.tcj.com/reviews/lady-killer/ . 17. David R. Coon, Look Closer: Suburban Narratives and American Values in Film and Television (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2014), 34. 18. Janelle Asselin, “Joelle Jones and Jamie S. Rich Talk ‘Lady...
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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
...Constance Balides This essay analyzes how “sociological films,” an early iteration of social problem films during the 1910s, participated in a wider historical formation of social reform, one that was heavily influenced by women. It investigates the category of sociological film as it was discussed...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 34162–194 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.4.162
Published: 01 October 2017
...Annie Fee In their quest for official and cultural recognition, French First Wave critics such as Louis Delluc discursively positioned the working-class female cinemagoer as emblematic of the sorry state of unsophisticated French film audiences. From this discourse came the stereotype of the starry...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3278–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.2.78
Published: 01 April 2017
... status as an “aside” in the film industry. In real life, too, Tun Tun remains, like many characters she played on-screen, insufficiently known. Tun Tun, born as Uma Devi Khatri (1923–2003), arrived in Bombay to pursue a career as a playback singer in the Hindi-Urdu film industry. 13 Orphaned as an...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2017; 3236–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2017.3.2.36
Published: 01 April 2017
... , 1949), Dholak ( Drumbeats , 1951), and Ek Do Teen ( One Two Three , 1953). In these films, the female protagonist wrestles men, scales walls, drives tractors, and makes a spectacle of herself, demonstrating a complete disregard for received ideas of femininity. Informed by her multiple marriages...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 2415–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.4.15
Published: 01 October 2016
...Lucy Fischer The Hollywood star system developed in the early decades of the twentieth century, and with it came notions of celebrity and tales of how performers rose to fame. In the same period, several American films self-reflexively devised narratives concerning young women venturing to...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2016; 21135–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2016.2.1.135
Published: 01 January 2016
...Victoria Duckett FIGURE 1. Meg Labrum, General Manager, Collection, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. FIGURE 1. Meg Labrum, General Manager, Collection, National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 12125–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.2.125
Published: 01 April 2015
... most extensive published source on the film's production and formal elements is in ibid., 287–93. More recently, Dan Friedlaender and Adrianne Finelli presented their work on Men and Dust at the Orphan Film Symposium on April 14, 2012. A partial audio recording of their presentation is available at...
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Feminist Media Histories. 2015; 124–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fmh.2015.1.2.004
Published: 01 April 2015
... working scientists, but they do not acknowledge how looking and touching are necessary aspects of image production. Their conceptions are antithetical to the ways photographs, films, and other media are associated with seeing and are deeply mediated through the actions of hands and the processes of...
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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...