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American Religions: Faith and Film

Course Level-Format:   undergraduate
Instructor: Colleen McDannell
Institution: University of Utah

Course Term: Summer
Course Year: 2011


A 2011 course by Colleen McDannell at the University of Utah asks “how do commercial filmmakers . . . understand religion? How does Hollywood call on religion to articulate various social, aesthetic, and economic concerns? Which social and cultural changes have made their impact on the movies?”