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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72359–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.59
Published: 01 March 2019
... both explore taboo topics such as AIDS, abortion, and interracial romance. Smith questions whether the U.S. newcomer, with its glossy production values, will prove to be as enduring as its homegrown predecessor. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct...
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Film Quarterly. 1993; 47158–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1213123
Published: 01 October 1993
...Matthew P. McAllister Copyright 1993 The Regents of the University of California The Politics of Popular Representation: Reagan, Thatcher, AIDS, and the Movies MacKinnon Kenneth national life." (114) The Australian boom period of the late 1970s had some of the same characteristics...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73411–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.11
Published: 01 June 2020
... steadfast belief in the potential of picture making as both a dem- ocratic and self-fashioning tool. Once ushered inside Ball s studio space, Douglass (and Anna) enact poses for the camera, meticulously aided by Ball, in tableaux that demonstrate Douglass s infamous com- mand over the construction of his...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73482–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.82
Published: 01 June 2020
... screen films soon after making them, show- ing them at union halls, parks, bars, and other meeting spaces and thereby aiding the process of real-time political organizing. Within the production culture of community media, even today, there is a shared belief in the capacity of Black Panther a.k.a. Off...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73434–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.34
Published: 01 June 2020
... frame, seemingly unperturbed by the camera; an unidentified activist prepares water jugs to be placed along the migrants routes. Whether these subjects also speak with the filmmakers remains un- clear since testimonies are kept out of sight.22 Testimonies from migrants, aid workers, border agents, and...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73468–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.68
Published: 01 June 2020
... viewer might question just how much on- screen is actually documentary (though both directors had their proof on hand at Sundance). The mole agent is Sergio, an eighty-three-year-old re- tiree recruited to infiltrate a senior residence to aid a client, a (never seen) woman who suspects abuse of her...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73441–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.41
Published: 01 June 2020
... technique to claim public space. Mexicans and Latinas/os have utilized altars and public mourning rituals to decry femicides, immigrant violence, AIDS deaths, and drug vio- lence.27 The healing power of the Day of the Dead is lost, however, when Coco denies the marginalized communities from having a voice...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73341–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.41
Published: 01 March 2020
... with a gay Asian American group. That s my requirement. It was near the height of the AIDS epidemic, and I felt the ChineseAmericanandgaycommunities needed tobeworking togethermore.TheChineseAmerican communitywas largely not supportive of what was going on with the AIDS crisis. I wanted to push this...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73366–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.66
Published: 01 March 2020
... AIDS epidemic, gentrification of housing, homelessness, and crack. While I m not nostalgic for those times, it was a very powerful emotional environment in which to make work. When I moved to New York, my friends and I dove headfirst into all it had to offer: going to Brighton Beach to have lavish...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73389–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.89
Published: 01 March 2020
... of complications from AIDS. He can be seen in images from the nineties, before the new retroviral drugs had arrived in Argentina (and which at any rate came first to Buenos Aires). The scene of the club s farewell to him is constructed with actors but like the archival material, is filmed with a...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73393–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.93
Published: 01 March 2020
... authoritarian regime and refuses to serve a nationalistic interest. Aided by an abundance of archival materials press kits, screenplays, censorship documents, promotional materials, and more Capino restores Brocka s films to their historical context. Through decoding the political and historical inscriptions...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73328–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.28
Published: 01 March 2020
... legacy of Asian American film history. The circles of acquaintance, collaboration, andmutual aid continue to propel Asian American documentary. James Q. Chan, producer of Chinatown Rising, made an earlier signal contribution to San Francisco s Chinatown history with his short film, Forever, Chinatown...
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Film Quarterly. 1945; 11113–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/1209598
Published: 01 October 1945
... question immediately poses an- other, one far graver and full of future possibilities. It is simply, "Which shall it be, Legion or leaven?" WANTED: AIDS IN RESEARCH LAWRENCE CLARK POWELL THE LIBRARY on the Los Angeles cam- pus of the University of California pro- poses to establish a research collection...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73280–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.80
Published: 01 December 2019
... Xavier, 1961), Maldoror places significant emphasis on Maria, showing how women are at once impacted by, excluded from, and willing to challenge colonial power structures. Collective support and mutual aid between women is a recurrent theme of the film; in her husband s absence, Maria is consistently...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73287–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.87
Published: 01 December 2019
... of Palestinian women whom Masri has exten- sively interviewed over a number of years. Shot in a real prison, 3000 Nights begins in Nablus, a city in the occupied West Bank, in the 1980s and follows the wrongful imprisonment of Layal (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a newlywed Palestinian teacher accused of aiding...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73272–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.72
Published: 01 December 2019
... 2,000-seat theater, but it opened as a 550-seat theater in 1915. The new theater, when finished, will have 400 seats. See www.bolognamagazine.com/content/ cinema-modernissimo. 12. Transcribed with the aid of the introduction s recording on YouTube. See www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCyTFS6N6iM. FILM QUARTERLY...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73119–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.19
Published: 01 September 2019
... the past, creating an archive of impossible documents for the no future of the film s organizing telos.5 Galvanized by the death of beloved creatures (pet and friend) and set within a timeline of exhausted energy associated with the ongoing HIV/AIDS crisis, the rallying cry of Can You Ever Forgive...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7315–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.5
Published: 01 September 2019
... Net- flix release, but also because of the filmmaker s embrace of a social mission something often scorned by creatives in the pursuit of art and reputation. In this, Cuarón was aided and abetted by Participant Media, his producing partner, long known for pioneering collaborations throughout the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73192–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.92
Published: 01 September 2019
... with a series of short films on Indian towns produced by Bruce Woolfe s Gaumont-British Instructional (GBI) in 1937. These shorts were used as visual aids in geography classrooms in Britain to instruct an expanding British electorate on the perspective of liberal imperialism. Writing about them...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 724101–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.101
Published: 01 June 2019
... that the newmedium could aid in the fight for civil rights. It is thus not surprising that the politics of racial uplift are threaded throughout the book, despite the author s attempts to distance herself from them. Spanning decades of television programming, Technicolored lays out the ways that the...