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Visual responses: Women’s experience of sexual violence as represented in Israeli Holocaust-related cinema
This article explores the function of Israeli narrative films’ persistent, albeit marginal, portrayal of women as victims of sexual violence during the Holocaust. While the marginalization of suchExpand
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‘Let me Die with the Philistines’: Israeli documentaries as a critique of the enactment of ancient myths in Israeli society
ABSTRACT Udi Aloni's Local Angel: Theological Political Fragments (2002) and Avi Mograbi's Avenge but One of My Two Eyes (2005) are two documentaries that differ greatly in style. What they have inExpand
Replacement, objet a and the dynamic of desire/fantasy in Rebecca
The authors argue that the unattainability of the object on the screen that characterises the ontology of cinema, alongside narrative film’s unique techniques, makes it possible for spectators to letExpand
Cinememory: Sexualized Trauma and Coming of Age in Holocaust-Related Israeli Films
Since 1978 Israeli Holocaust-related narrative films have associated the violence experienced during the Holocaust, including sexual violence, with the violence permeating Israeli society. In keepingExpand
Revisiting Metz: bodiless-character films and the dynamic of desire/fantasy in narrative cinema1
Abstract This article examines the relationship between the dynamic of desire/fantasy, spectatorship, and the embodiment of characters by actors in regard to film’s unique ontology of absence andExpand
Dream and Fantasy in Shutter Island: Trauma, Historical Guilt, and Ethics
ABSTRACT This article proposes an historical reading of Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese, 2010) that weaves a complex and puzzling narrative, swaying between the protagonist's dreams and memories (hisExpand
Mainstream body‐character breach films and subjectivization
The authors analyze a unique cinematic corpus – ‘body‐character breach films’ (one character, initially played by a certain actor, occupies the body of another character) – demonstrating Lacan'sExpand
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Una mujer fantástica: A Journey to Feminine Enjoyment
  • Sandra Meiri
  • Sociology
  • Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society
  • 18 September 2020
Sebastián Lelio’s 2017 film Una mujer fantástica (A Fantastic Woman) uses the tenets and power of narrative film to pave the way for the sociocultural recognition and acceptance of trans people. ByExpand