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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73262–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.62
Published: 01 December 2019
... political film, bristling with an urgent plea for empathy, inspired by the blinding xenophobia of Brexit. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 7149–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.9
Published: 01 June 2018
... been led to believe. Unrest calls upon its audience to respond to Brea's ordeal and, in the spirit of all political film, to do something about the social injustice and human suffering it presents. Through her careful attention to the historical context of her own illness, Brea admirably makes visible...
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Film Quarterly. 2016; 701120–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2016.70.1.120
Published: 01 September 2016
...=reprints . 2016 BOOK DATA Laura Mulvey and Anna Backman Rogers , eds., Feminisms: Diversity, Difference and Multiplicity in Contemporary Film Cultures . Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press , 2015 . $59.95 paper. 276 pages. Sophie Mayer , Political Animals: The New Feminist Cinema...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 713102–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.3.102
Published: 01 March 2018
...=reprints . 2018 BOOK DATA Nora M. Alter and Timothy Corrigan , eds. Essays on the Essay Film . New York : Columbia University Press , 2017 . $105.00 cloth. $35.00 paper. $34.99 e-book. 392 pages. Elizabeth A. Papazian and Caroline Eades , eds. The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 7315–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.5
Published: 01 September 2019
...=reprints . 2019 Be Like Water: Film, Politics, Legacy B. Ruby Rich Bruce Lee counseled: Be water, my friend, alternately translated as Be like water. The protests that engulfed Hong Kong in early summer drew inspiration from the great martial-arts star, as reported by columnist Nicolas Atkin. He...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71253–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.53
Published: 01 December 2017
...Michael Boyce Gillespie Black death in contemporary cinema requires understanding how film blackness always means provoking new entangled measures of the aesthetic, political, social, and cultural capacities of black visual and expressive culture. As a result, the critical consequence of film...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73434–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.34
Published: 01 June 2020
... film lies in how it creates this sense of place. As human geographers have pointed out, places are political not so much because they are sites in which political events occur but because they are constituted by forces that contend with each other.8 Doreen Massey describes such places as integrations...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73287–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.2.87
Published: 01 December 2019
... intersectionality of identities, the films presented are linked by a compelling thematic thread: they all investigate how cinema represents Arab women with a focus on the body, its materiality, and the power relations that determine it. Although each film reflected its local political and socio-economic context...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72226–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.26
Published: 01 December 2018
... Film movement, but little is known about its presence in China or the enigmatic figure Liu Na'ou who imported these discourses from the West, via Tokyo to Shanghai. Intended to improve the quality of Chinese films, these modernist film theories inevitably became embroiled in Liu's political campaign to...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 71446–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.71.4.46
Published: 01 June 2018
... protesters, political opportunists, and cable news personalities followed suit. Could the increasingly violent threats from Hindu nationalists succeed in silencing Bhansali's life's work ? Qureshi discusses how once the film was released and the Karni Sena withdrew its protests about the film, his own...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73359–65 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.59
Published: 01 March 2020
...Melissa Phruksachart If what characterizes Asian American radical politics in 2020 is an articulation of the difference between, and interrelatedness of, the Asian diasporic elite and the migrant poor, the 2018 Asian American films Crazy Rich Asians and Searching achieved mainstream success by...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73354–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.54
Published: 01 March 2020
...Lan Duong Vietnamese American filmmaking must be seen in the context of a community's diasporic formations. As such, it maps out a politics of representation that encapsulates the issues of community and history that invariably striate the ways in which Vietnamese American films and videos have...
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Film Quarterly. 2010; 64250–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.2.50
Published: 01 December 2010
...Scott MacDonald An overview of the interlinking aesthetic and institutional histories of avant-garde and documentary film in terms of: early experiments; city symphonies; visual poetry and politics; film societies; sound options; the Flaherty Seminar; the personal; contemplating nature. © 2010 by...
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Film Quarterly. 2017; 71238–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2017.71.2.38
Published: 01 December 2017
... celebration of style in Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, 2016), here, too, other politics are at play. In some ways, to reject formal analysis is to subconsciously reject the earlier era of film studies that treated the study of black film (and eventually television) as marginal or inconsequential. In other ways...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 73154–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.73.1.54
Published: 01 September 2019
... film to recognize immigrants as shrewd and audacious heroes, but they also develop the immigration industrial complex into a sort of character, one in need of greater understanding by the U.S. public. Indeed, The Infiltrators enacts a politics of critical exposure on multiple fronts. From the film s...
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Film Quarterly. 2018; 72281–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2018.72.2.81
Published: 01 December 2018
...Amelie Hastie The 1970s ushered in a new cinephilic culture for viewers. In reviewing the films of this era, columnist Amelie Hastie is struck by their resonance for our current political realities and concerns surrounding civil rights, governmental authority, and personal surveillance. To the...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72446–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.46
Published: 01 June 2019
...Sergio de la Mora Sergio de la Mora reviews Roma 's reception in Mexico and reflects upon the film's intimate relationship with the nation's political history. Situating Roma with the broader trend in Latin American cinema for films that explore servant-employer relations, he examines how Roma...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73312–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.3.12
Published: 01 March 2020
...John David Rhodes Joanna Hogg's cinema is characterized by its formal precision and its unflinching take on upper-middle class privilege, especially in the context of the family. Her first two feature films— Unrelated (2007) and Archipelago (2010)—scrutinize the dynamics of unhappy families on...
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Film Quarterly. 2019; 72438–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2019.72.4.38
Published: 01 June 2019
... the film's promotional campaign, ranging from the expected (the film's social impact and depiction of a makeshift matriarchy) to those less discussed, such as the film's significant political context and critique of patriarchy, masculinity, and violence. In closing, she offers a counter-argument to...
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Film Quarterly. 2020; 73461–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2020.73.4.61
Published: 01 June 2020
... of documentary filmmakers in the region whose work marries first-person address with political urgency. Broadening his focus to include Petra Costa and Tatiana Huezo, whose films The Edge of Democracy and Tempestad explore the political collateral damage in Brazil and the violence against women in...