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Film Quarterly (2007) 61 (2): 10–17.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Joan Mellen ABSTRACT This review essay of a National Film Preservation Foundation archival DVD boxed set of fiction and non-fiction films from the Progressive era emphasizes the underlying optimism about the future that is discernible even in those films that treat harrowing subjects (such as...
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Film Quarterly (2017) 71 (2): 32–37.
Published: 01 December 2017
..., nonscientific, underdeveloped metrics—positive and negative—that constitute a nebulous catch-all system wherein the characteristics that define each pole on the spectrum shift depending on the era and the expectations of the audience. What marks a representation as “positive” or “negative”? Responses are often...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 101–103.
Published: 01 June 2020
... competing concep- tions of the cinematic apparatus. On the Screen is something of a prequel to Cinematic Appeals, but its thesis is even bolder. Rogers trains her eye on U.S. screen culture in the 1930s, right at the heart of the classical era, the very years when one would expect to find maximum...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 89–94.
Published: 01 June 2020
... rendezvous, in which case the film and the music and the subtitles mattered a lot less than having your evening marred by unhappy, snobbish viewers. Whatever the hypothetical situation, imagining yourself as a willing participant in Parisian film culture from the era of early sound cinema to around 1950 is...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 11–24.
Published: 01 June 2020
... artifact s derisory and deficient framing of the past yield in this instance to a more protracted tactile relation to the displayed objects that were once observed or touched by Douglass in his lifetime. It s as if the sensitively probing cam- era s ambulatory lens facilitates an experience of Douglass s...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 97–99.
Published: 01 June 2020
... wide-ranging survey of en- vironmental games is an essential introduction; perhaps its most significant conceptual insight lies in how Chang decouples gaming s environmentality from hyperrealistic graphics. For instance, in a reading of the 1970s-era game Adventure (Atari, 1979 80), where the player...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 25–33.
Published: 01 June 2020
... the University of California Press's Reprints and Permissions web page, http://www.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p=reprints . 2020 Editor s Introduction Susana de Sousa Dias incubated her approach to cinema and history in the period that followed the era of dictator- ship in Portugal, ushered in by the...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 68–74.
Published: 01 June 2020
... avoid being worshipfully hagiographic, nonetheless it was moving and informative to hear from the veritable who s who of art and philanthropy that the younger Gund assembled in praise of mom. Most striking of all, in an era that prizes art as an investment vehicle, is the extent to which Aggie Gund...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (4): 50–60.
Published: 01 June 2020
... Oscar Micheaux and His Circle: African-American Filmmaking and Race Cinema of the Silent Era, ed. Charles Musser, Jane M. Gaines, and Pearl Bowser (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2016), 3 10. Taylor s article explores race films around the time of the Tulsa Race Riot and exam- ines how those...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 59–65.
Published: 01 March 2020
... American and mainstream audiences in praise has as much to do with their class politics as with their generic excellence. Messianic Visibility: Representation as Cure in the Hashtag Era The paratexts of Crazy Rich Asians proposed race conscious- ness as a form of resistance, piggybacking on the hashtag...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 5–11.
Published: 01 March 2020
... and the film s very title and to fulfill the theme of paternal importance. Fascinatingly, in the festival s fifties-era movie house, the post-screening discussion in- cluded one audience member haranguing Aljem for that age-old crime: negatively portraying his country in this case, Morocco. It took...
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Film Quarterly (2020) 73 (3): 28–33.
Published: 01 March 2020
... multiple spaces in this case, festivals, exhibi- tions, and museums. In a breathtaking forum discussion, artists Rea Tajiri, Roddy Bogawa, and Shu Lea Cheang, along with critic Daryl Chin, recall a vibrant eighties (and seventies and nineties) era in New York City, where rule breaking was not just a formal...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 9–22.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., www.wyso.org/ programs/community-voices. 7. This Progressive Era phrase is one that Gordon Quinn, whom Julia Reichert met early in her career through politi- cal activism, invoked and used as a defining methodology for Kartemquin s work. It is articulated in Gerald Temaner and Gordon Quinn, Cinematic Social...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (2): 80–86.
Published: 01 December 2019
... New York s Film Forum Jamie Berthe Emerging as part of the global unrest and political struggles for national independence that marked the postwar era, a new form of militant cinema was born in the 1960s and 70s. Propelled by the Cuban revolution, the Vietnamese de- feat of the French, the class...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 19–25.
Published: 01 September 2019
... historical era. Lee Israel s curiosity and interest in the world of objects food, drink, literature, music, sensation are easily and vo- luptuously conveyed by the film, whether it be her first act of petty theft, fraudulently claiming a coat from the coat check at her ritzy agent s party, or the activity...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Deceit among the Clouds: The De- pression-Era Cinematic Penthouse Plot, the lead essay in The Apartment Complex, a collection edited by Pamela Rob- ertson Wojcik that examines how urban architecture in film influences narrative (the premise of her earlier study, The Apartment Plot). Each of the essays...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 September 2019
...: With the rise of white supremacist groups in the United States, the time has come to face Griffith s film and interrogate its legacy. 12 Context is crucial: in today s era of brutal government suppression and full-frontal racism in the United States, film watching itself may become a form of...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 11–18.
Published: 01 September 2019
... Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (New York: Viking, 1985); and Dennis Cali, Mapping Media Ecology (Pieterlen and Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2017). 4. There is a significant body of scholarship on the history of screening, editing, rating, and censoring of media preceding the era...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 73 (1): 54–63.
Published: 01 September 2019
... fiction films. Within the film community, we are looking for allies to help share this film with the world: programmers, distribu- tors, critics. It feels possible now. One of the bizarre silver linings of the Trump era is that people can see this night- mare that s been simmering in the borderlands for a...
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Film Quarterly (2019) 72 (4): 87–92.
Published: 01 June 2019
... transpired in villages like hers during the era (1979 2015) when the policy was in effect. How was it enforced, up close and personal, in these tiny communities all over China? What she learns is both unexpected and predictable, revelatory and chilling, as the histories unfold. Wang moves from local to...