LIMMUD FSU Recharge Presenters 2022

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Eric Goldman Professor of cinema, historian and educator


Eric Goldman is adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University and was co-host of a twenty-film series on “The Jewish experience in cinema,” broadcast on the Turner Classic Movies network. Eric received graduate degrees in Contemporary Jewish Studies and Theater Arts at Brandeis and a Ph.D. in cinema studies at N.Y.U. Dr. Goldman is founder of Ergo Media, a pioneer distributor of Jewish, Yiddish and Israeli cinema. He hosts “Jewish Cinematheque” on JBS-TV and is the author of “The American Jewish Story through Cinema” (University of Texas Press, 2013)


America's Jews through the Cinema

Cinema provide a wonderful understanding of the American Jewish experience over the last century. The fact that Jews have been so predominant in the movie business makes cinema such a wonderful text for study and analysis. We will learn how filmmakers created and packaged their own unique concept of the Jew and how movies reflect the times in which they were made.