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Liat Steir-Livny, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer. Holocaust Studies, Film Studies & Cultural Studies  

ARTICLEs

The representation of Holocaust survivors in the Eretz-Israeli cinema in the late 1940s

Liat Steir-Livny 2005

What was the word "Shoah"? - The Holocaust and the Israeli cultural discourse, Massuah

The article analyses the image of Holocaust survivors in 4 fiction films that were produced in the Eretz-Israeli Yishuv in the late 1940s. The article shows how they included the same narrative structure which promoted the Zionist theme of "from ashes to revival in Eretz Israel".

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Keywords:

Holocaust commemoration, Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust representations, collective memory, cinema, Holocaust, Holocaust suvivors.

Reference:

Steir-Livny, Liat. "The representation of Holocaust survivors in the Eretz-Israeli cinema in the late 1940s". Nili Keren (ed), What was the word "Shoah"? - The Holocaust and the Israeli cultural discourse, Massuah. vol.33, 2005, pp. 80-92 [Hebrew].

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