Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media


Issue Contents


Women and Media in the Twenty-First Century
by Abigail Keating and Jill Murphy (Issue Editors)


The Gendered Politics of Sex Work in Hong Kong Cinema: Herman Yau and Elsa Chan (Yeeshan)’s Whispers and Moans and True Women for Sale
by Gina Marchetti

Girlhood, Postfeminism and Contemporary Female Art-House Authorship: The “Nameless Trilogies” of Sofia Coppola and Mia Hansen-Løve
by Fiona Handyside

Femininity, Ageing and Performativity in the Work of Amy Heckerling
by Frances Smith

Motherhood in Crisis in Lucrecia Martel’s Salta Trilogy
by Fiona Clancy

Female Stardom in Contemporary Romanian New Wave Cinema: Unglamour?
by Andrea Virginás

“Nice White Ladies Don’t Go Around Barefoot”: Racing the White Subjects of The Help (Tate Taylor, 2011)
by Marie-Alix Thouaille

Pocahontas No More: Indigenous Women Standing Up for Each Other in Twenty-First Century Cinema
by Sophie Mayer

The Feminist Cinema of Joanna Hogg: Melodrama, Female Space, and the Subversion of Phallogocentric Metanarrative
by Ciara Barrett

African Women of the Screen at the Digital Turn
by Beti Ellerson

Book Reviews

The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Comei, by Francesco Casetti
Reviewed by Niall Flynn

Decades Never Start on Time: A Richard Roud Anthology, edited by Michael Temple and Karen Smolens
Reviewed by Laura Busetta

Film & Making Other History: Counterhegemonic Narratives for a Cinema of the Subaltern, by Alejandro Pedregal
Reviewed by David Brancaleone

Journeys in Argentine and Brazilian Cinema: Road Films in a Global Era, by Natália Pinazza
Reviewed by Jamie Steele

TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television, by Maeve Connolly
Reviewed by Erica Levin

Book Reviews Editor: Marian Hurley


John Di Stefano: Bandiera Nera
Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney, 23 January–21 February 2015
Report by Aleksandr Andreas Wansbrough

Reports Editor: Stefano Odorico