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Jewish LGBTQ+ Representations in Film and TV

June 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm 3:30 pm EDT

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Jewish LGBTQ Representations in film and tv with guest speaker Stave Meishar

From Angels in America and Transparent to Bent and Yentl, explore the intersection of Jewish identities and queer identities in film and television. Are these identities separate or influence each other? Do they stand in juxtaposition or complement each other? What does it mean for these characters to be Jewish AND Queer? Enjoy video clips excerpts and analyse these questions using biblical, contemporary and academic texts.

Guest speaker: Stav Meishar, multidisciplinary stage artist and educator

Co-presented as part of Pride Month by Adult Daytime Culture and Education at the MNjcc, Israeli Connection at the MNjcc, LGBTQ+ at the J and the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Presented in partnership with Pride Toronto. Generously sponsored by the UJA Federation’s Emerging Communities Committee.


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