Journal of Religion & Film

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List of Papers (Total 807)

Dirty God

This is a film review of Dirty God (2019) directed by Sacha Polak.

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

This is a film review of Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements (2019) directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky.

Enforcement Hours

This is a review of the Slamdance Film Festival short film, Enforcement Hours (2019), directed by Paloma Martinez.

Seadrift

This is a film review of Seadrift (2019), directed by Tim Tsai.

Albatross Soup

This is a review of the Sundance short film, Albatross Soup (2019), directed by Winnie Cheung.

Fainting Spells

This is a review of the Sundance short film, Fainting Spells (2019), directed by Sky Hopinka.

Squirrel

This is a review of the Sundance short film, Squirrel (2019), directed by Alex Kavutskiy.

Fast Horse

This is a review of the Sundance short film, Fast Horse (2019), directed by Alexandra Lazarowich.

Throat Singing in Kangirsuk

This is a review of the Sundance short film, Throat Singing in Kangirsuk (2019), directed by Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland.

History of Love

This is a film review of History of Love (2019) directed by Sonja Prosenc.

The Vast of Night

This is a film review of The Vast of Night (2019) directed by Andrew Patterson.

The Farewell

This is a film review of The Farewell (2019) directed by Lulu Wang.

Grosse Auge

This is a review of the short film Gross Auge (2019), directed by Everett Kelsey.

Midnight Confession

This is a film review of the short film Midnight Confession (2019) directed by Maxwell McCabe-Lokos.

Spiral Farm

This is a film review of Spiral Farm (2019) directed by Alec Tibaldi.

Boni Bonita

This is a film review of Boni Bonita (2019) directed by Daniel Barosa.

Report from the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival

This is the Introduction to the 2019 Slamdance Film Festival.

Dolce Fine Giornata

This is a film review of Dolce Fine Giornata (2019) directed by Jacek Borcuch.

Divine Love

This is a film review of Divine Love (2019) directed by Gabriel Mascaro.

Sister Aimee

This is a film review of Sister Aimee (2019), directed by Samantha Buck and Marie Schlingmann.

Hala

This is a film review of Hala (2019), directed by Minhal Baig.

Abe

This is a film review of Abe (2019) directed by Fernando Grostein Andrade.

Hail Satan?

This is a film review of Hail Satan? (2019) directed by Penny Lane.

Eternal Now: Recent Time Loop Movies and the Sanctity of the Moment

I will examine three time-loop films—Source Code (2011), About Time (2013), and Before I Fall (2017)—to suggest that while they all look to this world as the place where meaning can be found, they do not entirely reject transcendence. The hero of Source Code actually transcends the cycle only when he accepts to exist in it fully, suggesting a view like Buddhism that one only...

A Journey into the Heart of God: Darren Aronofsky’s Noah (2014) as a subversive Kabbalistic Text

The title of this paper reflects our interpretation of this film as a subversive mystical text, from within the Jewish tradition of Kabbalah. This interpretation is itself the product of a long journey of thinking about, and wrestling with this film in various ways. In this paper, we will outline this journey, concentrating on our first impressions of the film, some notable...