Documentaries have increasingly used the first person, with a number of prominent filmmakers finding critical and commercial success with this intimate approach. Jewish filmmakers have particularly thrived in this genre, using it to explore disparate definitions of the self in relation to the larger groups of family and community. In First Person Jewish, Alisa S. Lebow examines more than a dozen films from Jewish artists to reveal how the postmodern impulse to turn the lens inward intersects provocatively (and at ...

First Person Jewish 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816643554

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First Person Jewish 2008, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

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