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HIST 220 Jews on Film

HIST 220  Jews on Film  Units: 3.00  

A history of the film industry from a Jewish perspective. Has Hollywood's Jewish roots had a discernible impact on content? Why did Hollywood hesitate to make Holocaust movies until the 1960s? How has anti-Semitism affected the way in which Jews were represented on screen? Topics include LGBTQ2, African-Americas, Latinx, and Asians in film.

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 2 or above. Exclusion HIST 244 (Topic Title: Jews on Film - Winter 2018; Winter 2019); HIST 400 (Topic Title: Jews on Film - Winter 2013; Winter 2014; Fall 2014; Winter 2016; Fall 2016). Equivalency HIST 354.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science