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Patricia Alvarez

PATRICIA ALVAREZ is an anthropologist and filmmaker whose scholarly research and creative practice develops in the folds between ethnography, critical theory, and the documentary arts. She is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice University.

In Conversation

TRINH T. MINH-HA with Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa & Patricia Alvarez

Trinh T. Minh-ha has made a career of working between disciplines—troubling the foundational precepts of both anthropology and documentary. Her first film Reassemblage (1982), and her written critical analysis of ethnographic methods, effectively shaped a generation of debate over feminism, racism, empiricism, and colonialism in nonfiction filmmaking.

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The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2019

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