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Malcolm Turvey

footbridge onto a track below to stop a speeding trolley headed toward five workers on the track. The fall will kill the heavy person but, by blocking the track and stopping the trolley, the person's death will save the five workers, and most people say that

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Paul Taberham and Kaitlin Brunick

. If not taking the extreme example of multiple deaths, even smaller incidents like the destruction of public property during a car chase, or the hero cop punching an obnoxious co-worker is designed to delight its audience. A similar argument could be

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Catalin Brylla and Mette Kramer

background of audience reception and render the film text the primary referent for the characters. For instance, Brian Hill’s musical documentary Pornography: The Musical (2002) reflexively displays the artifice of letting real-life sex workers sing their

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Torben Grodal

is added to the experience. Namely, Holly’s colleagues—high-paid office workers—appear to belong to a high and “foreign” social group compared to John, who is a “plain American” as opposed to Holly’s integration of higher social layers (and they are

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Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

positive connection with our affective response to work. For Anable, “casual games are affective systems that mediate relations—and our feelings about these relations—between us and our devices, between workers and machines, and between images and code” (73

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Akkadia Ford

worker through her costume, gestures, mannerisms, and positionality in relation to Woodroof and the cis-gay and transsexual communities. Rayon is personified as a “working girl”: she wears a short skirt, ripped stockings, and walks in high heels

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

pays for internet sex services; Zero sells porn on the street; and, Chan, in addition to getting paid for her sexual labor in cyberspace, pays a mainland prostitute (Wella Cheung) for sex. In fact, when the sex worker offers Chan a freebie, the latter

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Falling Apart Together

On Viewing Ali Atassi’s Our Terrible Country from Beirut

Ira Allen

three other humanitarian workers in Douma, 6 and Yassin himself can no longer risk returning to his terrible country, though even then he has not lost faith in the possibility of something new. “I am part of this great Syrian exodus,” he asserts at the

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

image that Smith may have taken herself, Cannes does not participate in the practices of many journalists who have chosen to feature images supplied by unsupportive relatives or co-workers or photographs available in the public sphere. Rather, Cannes

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Lieke Hettinga and Terrance Wooten

scaffolding, Chen turns to trans of color communities, cultural workers, and organizers to demonstrate the myriad ways they respond within and against the neoliberal logics of the settler-colonial state using their own counter