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2021-2022 Catalog
REL 3111: Religion and Film

Course Description for Religion and Film

REL3111: Religion and Film

Description: The course explores the politics of representing religion at key moments in both film and religious history. The films, regions, and eras will vary according to the instructor. Issues might include representations of religious belief, practice, individuals, and institutions and constructions of nation, race, gender, and sexuality. The course will consider what the processes of movie production and the cultural experience of movie going can disclose about modern religious life.