Middlebury

FMMC 0258

Israeli Society Through Film

Israeli Society Through Films
In this course we will examine Israeli culture, society, and history through Israeli cinema. We will view and discuss fiction films and documentaries that address, present and reflect such themes as national and personal aspects of life in Israel, the centrality of war and the ongoing conflict, the lives of Palestinians, experiences of Holocaust survivors, the changing status of the kibbutz, ethnic minorities, gender relations, LGBT issues, and varied religious communities. By analyzing films, we will trace and explore core values, shared beliefs, diverse ideologies, unique points of view, social processes, and social relations in past and present-day Israel. (formally HEBM 0250)
Subject:
Film & Media Culture
Department:
Film & Media Culture
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL MDE SOC
Equivalent Courses:
HEBM 0250
HEBM 0258 *

Sections

Winter 2020

FMMC0258A-W20 Lecture

Winter 2019

FMMC0258A-W19 Lecture (Gazit)