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"You Don't Have to be Filmish": The Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Koven, Mikel (1999) "You Don't Have to be Filmish": The Toronto Jewish Film Festival. Ethnologies, 21 (1). pp. 115-132. ISSN Print 1481-5974 Online 1708-0401

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Abstract

The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is a one-week celebration of Judaism and Cinema that occurs in downtown Toronto, at the Bloor Cinema, early every May. The folkloristic literature on festival notes that these kinds of events are ways that communities and groups celebrate themselves, and although film festivals are frequently excluded from consideration of traditional festivity, I shall demonstrate that such an omission is unfortunate, since like traditional festivity, film festivals, in particular ethnic film festivals, explore the same issues of liminality for the celebrating culture.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Toronto Jewish Film Festival, ethnic film festivals
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BM Judaism
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GR Folklore
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
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Depositing User: Mikel Koven
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2016 10:46
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2016 10:46
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/4648

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