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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73425–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.25
Published: 01 June 2020
... through body movements that were performed in deep articulation with the machine. My current project, Estação Total (Total Station, working title), prolongs these investigations. Total Station is a film centered on a colonial plantation in Angola, once a symbol of a modern and prosperous colonization...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73450–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.50
Published: 01 June 2020
... primarily signified by the body. Yes, we can have a couple of quips that test well with notions of girl power and empowerment hey, colonizer! and memeable dialogue and visual signi- fiers that illustrate an attention to the culture, but the centrality of blackness/otherness is never explicit. It s not...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73389–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.89
Published: 01 March 2020
... prestigious Teatro Municipal Colón, a neocolonial building with interi- ors in Arab and Gothic style that was built in 1893 by the Spanish community of Mar del Plata. The film develops the story of a prostitute imprisoned for murder as told by Menkes through a deliberately disorderly and repetitive...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73287–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.87
Published: 01 December 2019
... killed. The colonized body is built into the very fiber of Algerian director NarimaneMari s Loubia hamra (Bloody Beans, 2013), whose protagonists are a ragtag group of children whom Mari found in the film s location, a neighborhood between the Bab el Oued and Bologhine quarters in Algiers. Throughout the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732112–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.112
Published: 01 December 2019
... is shown to miss the mark, particularly with regard to African cinema. Instead, the essays demon- strate that skepticism is driven by a lack of confidence in dec- larations that proclaim the universality of human rights, while actual practice has excluded colonized people, mi- grants, and the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 732110–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.110
Published: 01 December 2019
... has excluded colonized people, mi- grants, and the stateless, among many others. Several contributors make the point of noting that at the moment that the United Nations adopted the Universal Dec- laration of Human Rights in 1948, most of Africa was still under the control of European powers whose...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73280–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.80
Published: 01 December 2019
... be de- scribed as a hybrid science-fiction horror documentary, aesthetically portending the movement now referred to as Adela Legrá as the eponymous heroine in Humberto Solás s Lucía. FILM QUARTERLY 83 Indigenous Futurism. Spanish colonizers are portrayed as suit-donning aliens, devilish zombielike...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73192–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.92
Published: 01 September 2019
...- zational question is significant because categorization was so endemic to the colonial process. In India and Africa, people were assigned racial and caste categories as a part of extending a modern imperial dominion over them, and they have been blighted by it ever since. Moreover, colonization was central...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73177–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.77
Published: 01 September 2019
... wife and village almost twenty years after the fact. Zombifica- tion is a Haitian voodoo ritual that originated with runaway slaves rebelling against French colonizers; as the case of Nar- cisse and others in the historical record indicate, zombification supposedly remains in practice today. Instituted...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72446–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.46
Published: 01 June 2019
... resistance and robust oppositional political organizing, with conflicts between Indigenous groups and a colonizing ruling class that go back for centuries.20 Reparation/Restorative Impulses For Deborah Shaw, Roma reflects Cuarón s acknowledge- ment that he and other middle-class Mexicans enjoy lives that are...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72315–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.15
Published: 01 March 2019
... fiction s entombed. Alas, the big bang of photography and film burst forth in a Eurocentric imaginary. Monies to be made, othering to behold. Point and shoot and capture. Repeat after me: the God of the camera is a colonizer. Hey, look here. The rest is history. The receiver of this gaze dies a certain...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72317–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.17
Published: 01 March 2019
... adjusted. Throw in a camera and the fiction s entombed. Alas, the big bang of photography and film burst forth in a Eurocentric imaginary. Monies to be made, othering to behold. Point and shoot and capture. Repeat after me: the God of the camera is a colonizer. Hey, look here. The rest is history. The...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72369–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.3.69
Published: 01 March 2019
... cinematic models and protocols. Its elements of interven- tion make it inevitable to think of the revolutionary Catalan cinema as an imperfect, minoritarian, colonized, accented countercinema, with its own idiosyncrasies. Catalan cinema is often relegated to a footnote or a com- pulsory chapter in books on...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 722110–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.110
Published: 01 December 2018
... doppelgänger within the crisis of modernity. As moderniza- tion and colonization proceeded in Japan, the formation of the modern subjectivity inevitably began to struggle with its own inherent contradictions. The fear of doubled selves split bodies, in the Japanese term bunshin, used as an early translation...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72226–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.26
Published: 01 December 2018
...- nizer and colonized. The Jun eigageki undo members successful efforts to mod- ernize the production and exhibition practices of the Japanese film industry according to Western models provided a solu- tion for what Liu saw as lacking in the Chinese film industry. Recognizing the importance of...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72139–49 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.39
Published: 01 September 2018
... Southern Cross. The shot suggests an imagined moment when the colonizers who destroyed so much of Aboriginal life in Australia might have been respectfully observing a profoundly different cul- tural world. It becomes the final scene of the film. The Road Forward, by the Métis filmmaker, performer, and...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72186–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.86
Published: 01 September 2018
... sailors who dumped a Frenchman overboard, leaving him to try to survive on a Brazilian coast inhabited by cannibals. The film equates the native population with the country itself, suggesting that Brazilians should metaphori- cally cannibalize their colonizers and foreign enemies by appropriating their...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72191–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.1.91
Published: 01 September 2018
..., institutions, organizations, individuals, and so forth. They must often read these archives against the grain in order to uncover a Palestinian perspective on events and conditions. In this regard, research on Palestine resem- bles that on many other colonized peoples. On the other hand, because of global...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71327–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.27
Published: 01 March 2018
... notoriously environ- mental, as the sounds energetically take up more space than [the people], and they occupy that space dynamically. 32 The machine noises colonize the space of the film in thesemaqui- ladora scenes in a manner that is forceful but not pictorially spectacular. Any scene with loud machine...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 7135–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.5
Published: 01 March 2018
... inventiveness. He died at sixty-three by his own hand while suffering the effects of Parkinson s disease.7 David Pendleton spent ten years as Programmer of the Harvard Film Archives, making friends and influencing the film world through his curating. He died at age fifty-three after a long struggle with colon...