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Lowry Martin

This article explores how two Franco-Moroccan films have used their transformative potential and diversity to challenge notions of fixed sexual identities and lift the veil on representations of nonnormative Arab sexualities. Abdellah Taïa

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Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities in the Time of Coronavirus

Jonathan A. Allan, Chris Haywood, and Frank G. Karioris

protect workers in their fight against the virus. On the 75th anniversary of victory in Europe (VE Day), the prime minister urged the British public to show the “same spirit of national endeavour” that was demonstrated by those fighting Hitler seventy

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

being “an identity without dynamism” ( Gordon 2000: 88 ). In the eyes of many, they cannot (or should not) be parents or educators, advocate political positions, or do anything that would incorporate them into mainstream society. They are often the

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Erin Ash

deal of critical media scholarship focused on race has explored constructions of minority racial groups in media, research has increasingly emphasized the importance of interrogating “whiteness” as a racial identity to understanding media texts and the

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What Does It Mean to Be an Ecological Filmmaker?

Knut Erik Jensen’s Work as Eco-Auteur

Mette Hjort

unless some clarity can be achieved with regard to what is to count as ecological filmmaking. The term ecological filmmaker suggests a virtuous identity of sorts, one that filmmaker Knut Erik Jensen is eager to embrace, but what exactly does the preferred

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Philip J. Hohle

reason that blockbuster film narratives indeed play a significant role in shaping people’s identities and worldview—even more salient in the construction of identity than other means of social norming. One of those strong-effects perspectives is

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Wyatt Moss-Wellington

we can draw between dissonance in one’s self-identity and in one’s apprehension of an external world, although the two are closely related, especially as we will often gravitate toward beliefs about the world which advantage the self. We can then

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James K. Beggan

, threaten male competence and identity. As such, in addition to documenting and affirming heteropatriarchal power relations between men and women, external ejaculation can also undermine masculine control. The desire for documentary proof of the realness

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The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

to each other, its recurrent dialogue, simultaneously witty and banal, reveals the cruel and bitter relationship between different groups of provincial identities and social classes. Balancing dramatic ambiguity with deadpan humor, the film also

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Torben Grodal

in the film, and to simulate him only implies those features that are portrayed and made salient in the film. Similarly, viewers in real life do, in a given situation, only activate a small fraction of their total identity and full capabilities. Some