The Gaze: Power and Resistance in Film
Read “The Oppositional Gaze” for homework the day before class. It’s fairly long ad challenging. Watch the 19 minute film. This material explores the way what Sartre calls “The Gaze” operates in films, how the perspective of the camera and of the implied audience affect the meaning. This material refers to work of Laura Mulvey, bell hooks and Edward Said. The questions below will help guide the discussion.