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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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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

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Sermin Ildirar and Louise Ewing

the experienced viewers were tested for significance by Fisher’s exact test. Results The percentage values reported below reflect the participants’ responses averaged across the two identities that appeared in Set A and Set B (see Table 2 and Table

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Looking for Something to Signify

Something to Signify Gender Performance and Cuban Masculinity in Viva

David Yagüe González

who were considered sexual minorities were all sent to these camps, which were later closed due to international and national pressures and due to the inappropriate conduct of the guards. Masculinity was also seen as a national identity. The

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Andrew J. Webber

attention. 2 Here, German film is intended to encompass films—including transnational productions such as Lore —made in and about Germany and directly bound up with its conditions of national identity. My particular concern is with childhood as a

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

one of the leading voices in trans* studies and activism. Radi, alongside a national coalition, drafted part of the Gender Identity Law passed by the Argentine Congress in May 2012. 8 Since independence from Spain in 1816, the Argentine Civil Code