Volume 49, Number 1, Spring 2008

Table of Contents

  Editorial

pp. 5-6
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  The Three Sam Spades: The Shifting Model of American Masculinity in the Three Films of The Maltese Falcon

pp. 7-26
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Tributes

  The Language of Real Life: Interview with Ousmane Sembène

pp. 27-29
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  Art for Man's Sake: A Tribute to Ousmane Sembène

pp. 30-34
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  A Full Integration with Film History: A Tribute to Ingmar Bergman

pp. 36-40
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  Antonioni and the Place of Modernity: A Tribute

pp. 42-47
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Dossier on Morphing Realities: The Current Status of the Real in Film and Television

  Introduction

pp. 48-54
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  Family Secrets: Alan Berliner's Nobody's Business and the (American) Jewish Autobiographical Film

pp. 55-65
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  Self-Despotism: Reality Television and the New Subject of Politics

pp. 66-82
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  The Postcolonial Function of Television's Virtual Space in '90s Israeli Cinema

pp. 83-92
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  Phantasmatic Losses: National Traumas, Masculinity, and Primal Scenes in Israeli Cinema—Walk on Water

pp. 93-105
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  Absence as Presence, Presence as Parapraxis: On Some Problems of Representing "Jews" in the New German Cinema

pp. 106-120
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  Chronic Trauma, the Sound of Terror, and Current Israeli Cinema

pp. 121-133
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  History's Broken Wings: "Narrative Paralysis" as Resistance to History in Amos Gitai's Film Kedma

pp. 134-143
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  The Young, the Damned, and the Restless: Youth in Contemporary Mexican Cinema

pp. 144-160
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Reviews

  Women at the Movies

pp. 161-164
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  45th New York Film Festival

pp. 165-167
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