Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviews Nina Menkes’ ‘Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power’ which investigates the politics of cinematic shot design

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      Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power is filmmaker Nina Menkes’ thought-provoking analysis of the sexual politics in (heterosexual, I should add) cinematic shot design. Part documentary, part student lecture, and using scenes from dozens of our favorite movies as examples, Menkes successfully argues that shot design perpetuates sexism and other ills across the world.  Movies such … Continue reading

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