Contemporary Israeli Cinema

CINE 257

A comparative approach to Israeli cinema, in the context of American and European cinemas. Cinema and nationalism. Cinematic representations of social, political, racial, and ethnic tensions and fissures: social gap, immigration to and emigration from Israel, militarism and civil society, masculinity and femininity, and the Israeli-Arab conflict. Popular culture and its relationship with high culture.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 143
  • GSF 214
  • JEWISHST 241
  • LIT 217
  • VMS 248
Typically Offered