Jews have been extraordinary in world history for their migration to distant lands over the centuries. How does world cinema portray this? Professor Lawrence Baron will discuss this topic, illustrated with select movie clips.
About the presenter: Lawrence Baron, Ph.D., is author of The Wandering View: Modern Jewish Experiences in World Cinema and Projecting the Holocaust into the Present: The Changing Focus of Contemporary Holocaust Cinema. The former Nasatir Chair of Modern Jewish History at San Diego State University, he currently lectures and writes. He authors a regular film review column for the San Diego Jewish World.