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Jews on the Silver Screen Session 7 — Jewish Women in Movies

Hosted By: Orange County Community Scholar Program (CSP)

The Community Scholar Program is offering an eight-week series that explores Jewish representation in Hollywood. This series will cover the history and impact of Jewish individuals in cinema, from early pioneers to modern filmmakers, and examine the portrayal of biblical stories in film. It will also discuss the depiction of Jewish gangsters and the broader societal implications addressed through cinema. The program will include an analysis of adaptations of literary works and films by directors like Steven Spielberg, exploring underlying Jewish elements. The series concludes with a focus on Jewish women in the film industry and their representation, covering the following topics:

I. Marjorie Morningstar
II. Izzy Grossman and the Escape from Delancey Street
III. Woody Allen’s Jewish Mothers
IV. Baby Houseman and the World of the Catskills

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