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Film Quarterly. 2007; 61218–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.61.2.18
Published: 01 December 2007
...Ernest Callenbach ABSTRACT Michael Moore's latest polemical documentary is, as this review of Sicko argues, characteristically obstreperous and heartfelt. Moore's indictment of U.S. healthcare is in its ambition comparable to the work of Frederick Wiseman, who also depicts the parlous state of...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 7125–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.5
Published: 01 December 2017
... Nigeria; hurricanes pummeling Mexico, the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, and Florida; earthquakes in Mexico; fighting ongoing in Yemen, Iraq, and Syria; assaults on DACA, refu- gees, and healthcare; the ugliness of Charlottesville and the rise of fascism. Undoubtedly new disasters and outrages have emerged to...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71253–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.53
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Black and brown peoples are vulnerable to more than the sun when access to healthcare, lack of employment, and predatory lenders all become accessories to a harvesting process. Bato initially attributes the value of skin to an inher- itance of culture and history, but the market value of skin annuls any...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71118–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.1.18
Published: 01 September 2017
... regime requires a new kind of image politics one focused not on violence but on quotidian representations that express the normative ideals of the revolution itself. Abounaddara describes its practice as a kind of emer- gency cinema on a par with emergency healthcare and other essential provisions...
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Film Quarterly. 2008; 61418–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2008.61.4.18
Published: 01 June 2008
... affection develops between them, the film shows very aptly the un- willed involvement that arises from the act of physically ac- companying another individual. The Death of Mr La za rescu denigrates the healthcare system, its bureaucracy and impov- erishment, the callousness of its professionals. Like 4...
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Film Quarterly. 2007; 61160–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2007.61.1.60
Published: 01 September 2007
... users who habitually post to a variety of political sites.) Fred Thompson, meanwhile, put up his own response to a similar video in which Michael Moore, promot- ing his new fi lm Sicko, asks users to give details of their expe- riences of the U.S. healthcare system though Thompson s mannered approach...
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Film Quarterly. 2006; 59366–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2006.59.3.66
Published: 01 March 2006
... defines success beyond individual careers and affluence. Films that imagine success as a matter of raising a whole community s standard of living, improving the environment, providing universal healthcare, or achiev- ing social justice, occupy a different space. CHUCK KLEINHANS, co-editor of Jump Cut...
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Film Quarterly. 2006; 59365–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2006.59.3.65
Published: 01 March 2006
.... But that calls for a cinema that defines success beyond individual careers and affluence. Films that imagine success as a matter of raising a whole community s standard of living, improving the environment, providing universal healthcare, or achiev- ing social justice, occupy a different space. CHUCK...
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Film Quarterly. 2004; 5829–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2004.58.2.9
Published: 01 December 2004
... introduced as a healthcare worker in search of a recipient for the precious liver. We then fluidly follow her into her domestic set- ting, where she transplants the brain-dead trope into the main plot. Instead of a rejected wife dreaming of her absentee husband like Leo, Manuela is a vivacious single mother...