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Religion and film : cinema and the re-creation of the world / S. Brent Plate.

Author/Creator:
Plate, S. Brent, 1966- author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Motion pictures -- Religious aspects.
Religion in motion pictures.
Religious films -- History and criticism.
Religion and literature.
Religious films.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction: worldmaking on screen and at the altar
Before the show: pulling the curtain on the wizard
Visual mythologizing
Ritualizing film in space and time
Sacred and cinematic spaces: cities and pilgrimages
During the show: attractions and distractions
Religious cinematics: body, screen, and death
The face, the close up, and ethics
After the show: re-created realities
The footprints of film: cinematic after-images in sacred time and space.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Filmography: pages 197-200.
ISBN:
9780231176743 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0231176740 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231176750 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0231176759 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780231545792 (e-book)
OCLC:
984149312
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