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Tru Leverette and Barbara Mennel

, both countries carry forward racialized and racist ideologies that impact social structures and individual lives. Nevertheless, Asava asserts, “rather than solely exploring racial fantasies and fears, mixed films should establish a politics of

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Objet A(ffect) and Che(www) Vuoi

The Fleshy Horror of the Unknowable Other in Spring and Honeymoon

Dewey Musante

, there are different ways to analyze the meaning of the affective and gendered scene at the climax of Honeymoon along both theoretical lines. It could symbolize the fear of childbirth, which the couple discusses at the beginning of the film, or it could

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On Sinofuturism

Resisting Techno-Orientalism in Understanding Kuaishou, Douyin, and Chinese A.I.

Yunying Huang

so unreal that people feel weightless, deprived of time to digest and properly evaluate what is happening around them. Under this surreal reality, “China is a screen on which the West projects its fears of being colonized, mechanized, and

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The iAnimal Film Series

Activating Empathy Through Virtual Reality

Holly Cecil

culture that increasingly favors corporate messaging over thinking and worships profit-making ideals above almost everything else. The fear of ideas, or of having ideas that seem ugly to some people up for discussion, has never served us well. ( Bisgould

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Sade for Sade's Sake

Inside Paul Chan's Transmedial Laboratory

Olivier Delers

lived in fear that Sade would escape the walls of the laboratory. Draconian censorship until the 1960s, the dearth of translations of his works in English, or the fact that his books were located until recently in the “Enfer” (“Hell”) section of the

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Shadows, Screens, Bodies, and Light

Reading the Discursive Shadow in the Age of American Silent Cinema

Amy E. Borden

with surprise and momentary fear—much like being startled by a moment in a contemporary horror film—because, Bottomore theorizes, they had not yet developed the cognitive abilities to override their psychological reactions to what was then an entirely

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Eliza Deac

death he fears” ( Miller 1987: 112 ). The dreaded connotations of writing are partly attenuated by the redeeming force attributed to reading. It is through the intervention of an external agent that the lifeless writing on the page becomes animated

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Anxious Breath

An Autoethnographic Exploration of Non-binary Queerness, Vulnerability, and Recognition in Step Out

Lara Bochmann and Erin Hampson

, all the while showing anxieties and fears but also creating kind of a counternarrative to how trans bodies are viewed. Erin: And how anxiety is. Offering a differing perspective on trans bodies and how they might be conceptualized in public

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

under her chest—using the freezer's conditions to emphasize her erect nipples (see Figure 7 ). Her breasts are in the foreground, while her distraught face is blurred in the background. In her greatest moments of fear, she is also the most exposed. She

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Andrew J. Webber

the Saved . Trans. Raymond Rosenthal . London : Abacus . Lury , Karen . 2010 . The Child in Film: Tears, Fears and Fairy Tales . London : I.B. Tauris . 10.5040/9780755697502 Reiter , Paul . 2015 . Bambi’s Jewish Roots and Other Essays