Anna Backman Rogers
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MAI co-founder and co-editor-in-chief, Anna Backman Rogers is a Professor in Aesthetics and Culture specialising in feminist theory at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is also the author of American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and The Crisis Image (Edinburgh University Press, 2015), Sofia Coppola: The Politics of Visual Pleasure (Berghahn, 2018), and Still Life: Notes on Barbara Loden’s Wanda (Punctum, 2021).
She is also the co-editor with Laura Mulvey of Feminisms (Amsterdam University Press, 2015) and the co-editor with Boel Ulfsdotter of Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics and Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity, and Activism (both with Edinburgh University Press, 2017).
Anna is currently working on the BFI Classics volume on Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock (Bloomsbury, 2022), a monograph addressing the cinema of Lynne Ramsay through notions of ambiguity and ambivalence (Berghahn, 2024), and a co-edited volume with Laura Mulvey on feminist filmmakers, scholars and practitioners (Bloomsbury, 2024)