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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

three and forced into marriage at thirteen, but moved to Germany shortly thereafter to become a runway model. In the film adaptation, the beautiful Dirie is played by Liya Kebede, a former “America’s Next Top Model” participant. Her beauty contrasts with

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James E. Cutting

's idea found its way into psychology through the German psychologist Wilhelm Wundt. It was then filtered through the ideas of the British-Canadian psychologist and aesthetician Daniel Berlyne. 3 It also has several variants. One is the discrepancy

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The Feel-Good Film

Genre Features and Emotional Rewards

Keyvan Sarkhosh and Winfried Menninghaus

, and video rental shops across Germany, Austria, and the German-speaking parts of Switzerland and Belgium. Notably, in German, the English term “feel-good film” is used interchangeably with the German label “Wohlfühlfilm” ( Strotmann 2015 ). Moreover

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Carl Plantinga

is a consistent threat to reemerge now and in the future. Fascism is historically associated with the political formations in Germany, Italy, and Japan before and during World War II, and to some extent in Spain until the fall of Francoism in 1975. As

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“Is He Talking to Me?”

How Breaking the Fourth Wall Influences Enjoyment

Daniela M. Schlütz, Daniel Possler, and Lucas Golombek

Check Some 394 participants were recruited via a German news website for TV series, 3 German Facebook groups related to TV shows, and our own Facebook profiles. However, several cases had to be deleted during data cleansing, as these participants had

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“Banal Apocalypse”

An Interview with Author Ta-wei Chi on the New Translation of The Membranes

Jane Chi Hyun Park and Ta-wei Chi

recognition of disabilities as everyday facts. I used to be preoccupied with the queer, and as I grow older I finally realize how the queer and the disabled have shared strikingly similar fates. In various histories, including those of Nazi Germany and of

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Anthony Enns

eyes at the time of death” ( 1870, 75 ). However, there was renewed interest in this practice after German physiologist Franz Christian Boll discovered that the retina contains a pigment that is bleached by light and restored in darkness ( 1877, 226

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The iAnimal Film Series

Activating Empathy Through Virtual Reality

Holly Cecil

about subjecting themselves to viewing challenging content. International versions of the iAnimal: Pigs film are narrated in German by musician Thomas D, in Spanish by musician and actress Angy Fernández, in Italian by television presenter Giulia

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Shadows, Screens, Bodies, and Light

Reading the Discursive Shadow in the Age of American Silent Cinema

Amy E. Borden

, at the time the year's great invention was the discovery of the x-ray by German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen. 2 Film scholar Lisa Cartwright (1995) and art historian Linda Dalrymple Henderson (1988 , 1989 ) have each documented the immense cultural

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How Many Emotions Does Film Studies Need?

A Phenomenological Proposal

Julian Hanich

German-speaking world: “our picture of the affective field is still diffuse and incomplete.” Quoting philosopher Matthew Ratcliffe, Eder notes that both in philosophy and film theory “there has been a tendency ‘to focus on a fairly standard inventory of