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Yidl in the middle [videorecording] : growing up Jewish in Iowa / produced, directed and written by Marlene Booth.

Publication:
[Hohokus, N.J.] : New Day Films, c1999.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (57 min,) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Booth, Marlene.
Jews -- Iowa.
Jewish girls -- Iowa -- Des Moines -- Biography.
Jewish women -- United States -- Biography.
Iowa -- Biography.
Jews -- Identity.
Jewish way of life.
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Form/Genre:
Biographical films.
Documentary films.
System Details:
VHS.
Summary:
Looks at growing up "different" in America. Filmmaker Marlene Booth probes her Iowa-Jewish roots. Through home movies, period photos, her high school reunion, and current interviews with Louise Noun and others, she examines the complicated process of negotiating identity--as an American, a Jew, and a woman.
Participant:
Marlene Booth, Louise R. Noun.
Credits:
Director of photography, Busby Burnell; editor, Peter Rhodes; music, Evan Harlan; advisors, Michael Bell, Hannah Griff, Linda Kerber.
Notes:
Biographical documentary.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Booth, Marlene. , Producer, Director, Author, Interviewee
Noun, Louise R.. , Interviewer
New Day Films. , Producer, Director
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
40697757
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