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Issue: 8.2 : Fall / Automne : 1999

Film Feminism and Nostalgia for the Seventies by Patrice Petro
The Martin Walsh Memorial Lecture 1999

Despair as Empowerment: Melodrama and Counter-Cinema in Anne Claire Poirier's Mourir à tue-tête by André Loiselle

Deformity at the Threshold of the Visible in Bemberg's I Don't Want to Talk About It by Bruce Williams

Desire in Bondage: Guy Maddin's Careful by Darell Varga

Review Essay: Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde 1919-1945
Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde 1919-1945. Jan-Christopher Horak, ed. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995, 404 pp.
Reviewed by R. Bruce Elder

Michael Dorland. So Close to the State/s: The Emergence of Canadian Feature Film Policy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998, 199 pp.
Reviewed by Jeanne Deslandes

R. Bruce Elder. The Films of Stan Brakhage in the American Tradition of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Charles Olson. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1998, 572 pp.
Reviewed by P. Adams Sitney

Gendering the Nation: Canadian Women's Cinema. Kay Armatage, Kass Banning, Brenda Longfellow, and Janine Marchessault, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, 329 pp.
Reviewed by Shelley Stamp

B. Ruby Rich. Chick Flicks: Theories and Memories of the Feminist Film Movement. Durham: Duke University Press, 1998, 419 pp. Feminism and Documentary. Diane Waldman and Janet Walker, eds. Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 1999, 365 pp. Maggie Humm. Feminism and Film. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press: Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1997, 246 pp. Feminist Film Theory: A Reader Sue Thornham, ed. New York: New York University Press, 1999, 361 pp. Sue Thornham. Passionate Detachments: An Introduction to Feminist Film Theory. London: Arnold, 1997, 204 pp.
Reviewed by Susan Lord

Leslie Stern. The Scorsese Connection. London: British Film Institute, 1995, 257 pp.
Reviewed by François Primeau

D.N. Rodowick. Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997, 258 pp.
Reviewed by Robert Craig

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