Religion and film: cinema and the re-creation of the world

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: bo...

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Main Author: Plate, S. Brent 1966-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Columbia University Press [2017]
Edition:Second edition
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Film / Religion / History
Further subjects:B Religion in motion pictures
B Religious films
B Religious films History and criticism
B Motion Pictures Religious aspects
B Religious Aspects
B Religion and literature
B Motion Pictures
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index -- Includes filmography
ISBN:0231176740