The purpose of the African Women in Cinema Blog is to provide a space to discuss diverse topics relating to African women in cinema--filmmakers, actors, producers, and all film professionals. The blog is a public forum of the Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema.

Le Blog sur les femmes africaines dans le cinéma est un espace pour l'échange d'informations concernant les réalisatrices, comédiennes, productrices, critiques et toutes professionnelles dans ce domaine. Ceci sert de forum public du Centre pour l'étude et la recherche des femmes africaines dans le cinémas.

25 April 2016

Women and Media in the Twenty-First Century (Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media) Issue 10, 2016

Women and Media in the Twenty-First Century (Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media) Issue 10, 2016


Editorial
by Abigail Keating and Jill Murphy, University College Cork (Issue Editors)

01 The Gendered Politics of Sex Work in Hong Kong Cinema: Herman Yau and Elsa Chan (Yeeshan)’s Whispers and Moans and True Women for Sale
by Gina Marchetti, University of Hong Kong

02 Girlhood, Postfeminism and Contemporary Female Art-House Authorship: The “Nameless Trilogies” of Sofia Coppola and Mia Hansen-Løve 
by Fiona Handyside, University of Exeter

03 Femininity, Ageing and Performativity in the Work of Amy Heckerling
by Frances Smith, University College London

04 Motherhood in Crisis in Lucrecia Martel’s Salta Trilogy
by Fiona Clancy, University College Cork

05 Female Stardom in Contemporary Romanian New Wave Cinema: Unglamour?
by Andrea Virginás, Sapientia University

06 “Nice White Ladies Don’t Go Around Barefoot”: Racing the White Subjects of The Help (Tate Taylor, 2011)
by Marie-Alix Thouaille, University of East Anglia

07 Pocahontas No More: Indigenous Women Standing Up for Each Other in Twenty-First Century Cinema
by Sophie Mayer, Independent Scholar

08 The Feminist Cinema of Joanna Hogg: Melodrama, Female Space, and the Subversion of Phallogocentric Metanarrative
by Ciara Barrett, National University of Ireland, Galway

09 African Women of the Screen at the Digital Turn
by Beti Ellerson, Centre for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema


The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come, by Francesco Casetti (2015)
Reviewer: Niall Flynn, University of Lincoln

Decades Never Start on Time: A Richard Roud Anthology, edited by Michael Temple and Karen Smolens (2014)
Reviewer: Laura Busetta, Sapienza University of Rome

Film & Making Other History: Counterhegemonic Narratives for a Cinema of the Subaltern, by Alejandro Pedregal (2015)
Reviewer: David Brancaleone, Limerick Institute of Technology

Journeys in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema: Road Films in a Global Era, by Natália Pinazza (2014)
Reviewer: Jamie Steele, University of Exeter

TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television, by Maeve Connolly (2014)
Reviewer: Erica Levin, Ohio State University

Book Reviews Editor: Marian Hurley


John Di Stefano: Bandiera Nera
Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, 23 January–21 February 2015 
Reporter: Aleksandr Andreas Wansbrough, University of Sydney 

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