Contemporary Israeli Cinema

AMES241

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. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AMI257
LIT217
JEWST241
WOMENST214
Islamic Studies

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, EI, W