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Quest for Mirroring the Truth

By Gulcin Newby Kennett In her Quarterly article, ‘Mirrors without memories: Truth, History, and the New Documentary’, Linda Williams raises some stimulating arguments regarding documentary filmmaking.

Films of Memory: The Mind’s Eye

By Gulcin Newby Kennett In the chapter called ‘Films of Memory’ from his book ‘Transcultural Cinema‘, David MacDougall explores the intricate relationships between human memory and films.

The Ethics of Image-Making

By Gulcin Newby Kennett In the chapter titled ‘The Ethics of Image-Making’; or, “They’re Going to Put Me in the Movies. They’re Going to Make a Big Star Out of Me” from his book ‘Picturing Culture: Explorations of Film and Anthropology‘ (Ruby, 2000), Jay Ruby philosophizes about the ethical issues involved in the “production of […]

A Brief History of African-American Theater

By Gulcin Newby Kennett Contrary to popular belief, despite its recognition in the early 1960s, African-American theater did not begin then, but centuries before.