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The Politics of Japanese Documentary Film

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Three shows how documentary film was a rich and chaotic site for nationalist, imperialist, and anti-imperialist experimentation. Introducing the female documentarian Atsugi Taka (1907-98) as ... More


Transforming Activist Culture: Women Filmmakers and New Filmic Spaces

Young-a Park

in Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter expands the discussion of the transformed “independent” environment and its new possibilities by examining the narratives of two female independent filmmakers. The chapter looks at how ... More


. Independence Vs. Dependence: Economics in the Postfeminist Cycle

Michele Schreiber

in American Postfeminist Cinema: Women, Romance and Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748693368
eISBN:
9780748696772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693368.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Five focuses on the work of two of the most prominent writer-directors of the postfeminist period, Nancy Meyers and Nicole Holofcener, arguing that there are illuminating connections to be ... More


Other Filmmakers

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents a list of other woman filmmakers not included in the previous chapters. The list includes a brief description of women filmmakers from Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, ... More


Marking the Trail: Balkan Women Filmmakers and the Transnational Imaginary

Meta Mazaj

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Foregrounding the importance of women director’s participation at the prestigious international film festivals where male auteurs have long reigned, this chapter explores the case of Balkan women ... More


Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Leslie L. Marsh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At most recent count, there are no fewer than forty-five women in Brazil directing or codirecting feature-length fiction or documentary films. In the early 1990s, women filmmakers in Brazil were ... More


‘We All Invented Our Own Algeria’:<sup>1</sup> Habiba Djahnine’s <i>Letter to My Sister</i> as Memory-Narrative

Sheila Petty

in Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748694136
eISBN:
9781474412193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how activist filmmaker Habiba Djahnine creates an Algerian memory film with her 2006 documentary Lettre à ma soeur/Letter to My Sister. It examines how Djahnine uses aspects of ... More


Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Rebecca Hillauer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Who are the Arab women filmakers? What drives them? What are their experiences in a male-dominated profession? How do they function within the contexts — and constraints — of patriarchal societies? ... More


Introduction

Leslie L. Marsh

in Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037252
eISBN:
9780252094378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037252.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the role of women in the Brazilian film industry during the twentieth century. Brazilian women have been channeling their visions of politics and ... More


Revising the Colonial Past, Undoing “National” Histories: Women Filmmakers in Kannada, Marathi, and Bengali Cinemas

Rashmi Sawhney

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates the historical imagination of 1980s Indian women filmmakers seeking “companionship” with generations of women enduring or resisting convention in India's colonial past. ... More


Bodies and Genres in Transition: and

Yvonne Tasker

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how independent women filmmakers use genre. Examining Girlfight (2000) and Real Women Have Curves (2002), it foregrounds strategies by which genres are deployed, combined, and ... More


Ann Hui at the Margin of Mainstream Hong Kong Cinema

Mirana M. Szeto

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Women filmmakers generally lack long-term visibility in the mainstream Hong Kong film industry. Ann Hui, however, succeeds most persistently in the mainstream playing field, with a clear grasp of ... More


Raja Amari (Tunisia)

Roy Armes

in African Filmmaking: North and South of the Sahara

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621231
eISBN:
9780748670789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621231.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on filmmaker Raja Amari. Amari was born into a middle-class family in Tunis in 1971. She studied French literature and civilisation at the University of Tunis I, before going on ... More


Cinema of Women: The Work of a Feminist Distributor

Julia Knight

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of distributors and a range of issues that come into play in getting films from their makers to their potential audiences by focusing on the work of the UK women's ... More


Sex After Fifty: The ‘Invisible’ Female Ageing Body in Spanish Women-authored Cinema

Barbara Zecchi

in Spanish Erotic Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the figure of the ageing female character as a sexual being in a wide selection of films directed by Spanish women filmmakers including Cecilia Bartolomé, Isabel Coixet, Pilar ... More


Feminism and Women’s Film History in 1980s Turkey

Eylem Atakav

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the relationship between feminism and women's film history in the context of 1980s Turkey. In discussing women's film history, the chapter includes not only the history of women ... More


Family Films

Jonathan Haynes

in Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The “family film” is the most common Nigerian film genre, its prominence related to the importance of women as consumers of Nollywood films. The family film’s melodramatic mode infiltrates other ... More


Searching for Mary Murillo

Luke Mckernan

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, the author highlights the value of online newspaper archives and digitized census, family history, and other sources that he consulted in his research about little-known scriptwriter ... More


Generic Gleaning: Agnès Varda, Documentary, and the Art of Salvage

Lucy Fischer

in Gender Meets Genre in Postwar Cinemas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036613
eISBN:
9780252093661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036613.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Agnès Varda's The Gleaners and I (2000), an elision of documentary with autobiography that connects—through Varda's own working life, spanning feminist and postfeminist ... More


Spanish Erotic Cinema

Santiago Fouz-Hernandez (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book covers a significant part of the history of Spanish film, from the 1920s until the present day. Starting with a study of the kiss in silent films, the volume explores homoerotic narratives ... More


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