Screening the Holocaust: Jews, WWII, and World Cinema

AMES341

Surveys representations of the Jewish Holocaust in World Cinema Explores different filmic strategies employed to represent what is commonly deemed as “beyond representation” Examines the heated debate spurred by a number of Holocaust films. Asks whether anything is permissible in representing such an event: Is there an appropriate way, in contradistinction to inappropriate way, to represent the Jewish Holocaust? One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AMI263
JEWST266
ICS341

Curriculum Codes: 

ALP, CCI, CZ, EI