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Judaism

Wright, Melanie (2009). Judaism. In: Lyden, John ed. The Routledge Companion to Religion and Film. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 91–108.

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Abstract

This chapter offers a critical overview of issues relating to the representation of Judaism in the cinema. Beginning with a discussion of Joan Micklin Silver's 1975 film, Hester Street, it considers Judaism in silent film; Judaism and Jewish-Christian relations in post Shoah cinema; Israeli films depicting Judaism; Screen images of Hasidic Judaism, and Judaism and postmodernism in the cinema.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-415-44853-0, 978-0-415-44853-6
Keywords: Religion and Film -- Judaism, screen depictions of -- Judaism, cultural studies approaches
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Item ID: 15888
Depositing User: Melanie Wright
Date Deposited: 01 May 2009 08:23
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:36
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/15888
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