Iconic Turns: Nation and Religion in Eastern European Cinema since 1989

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Liliya Berezhnaya, Christian Schmitt
BRILL, May 23, 2013 - History - 270 pages
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This book contains analyses of the relations between religious and national themes in post-1989 East European cinema. It combines theoretical articles with case studies, bringing together researchers from different national backgrounds and disciplines, like history, literary and film studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Historical Survey
33
Part One Institutional Powers
63
The Russian Orthodox Church and Patriotic Culture in the 2000s
65
Sacralizing National History and Nationalizing Religion
81
State and Orthodox Church in Russian Religious Films
99
Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky in Oles Yanchuks Vladyka Andrey
121
Part Two Sacred and Profane Images
137
The Godless Czechs? Cinema Religion and Czech National Identity
159
Immanence and Transcendence in Györgi Pálfis Films
183
Part Three Conflict Trauma and Memory
199
Post1989 Movies about PolishJewish Relations in Times of German Extermination Politics
201
Polish Documentary Films about the Smolensk Plane Crash
217
The Case of PostYugoslav AntiWar Films
237
Index
251
Copyright

Heroes Saints and Martyrs in Contemporary Russian Cinema
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