The Cinema of Me: The Self and Subjectivity in First Person Documentary

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When a filmmaker makes a film with herself as a subject, she is already divided as both the subject matter of the film and the subject making the film. The two senses of the word are immediately in play - the matter and the maker - thus the two ways of being subjectified as both subject and object. Subjectivity finds its filmic expression, not surprisingly, in very personal ways, yet it is nonetheless shaped by and in relation to collective expressions of identity that can transform the cinema of 'me' into the cinema of 'we ...

The Cinema of Me: The Self and Subjectivity in First Person Documentary 2012, Wallflower Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231162159

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The Cinema of Me: The Self and Subjectivity in First Person Documentary 2012, Wallflower Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231162142

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