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October 1999, Week 4


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"Ender, M. DR BS&L" <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 28 Oct 1999 12:32:25 -0400
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my two favorite resistence films:

the partisans of vilna--a documentary about the young jewish resistence in
the vilna ghetto during the nazi occupation

the white rose: a b/w film about university students sophie scholl and her
family and friends resisting the gestapo in munich through graffitti and
flyers; they were eventually caught and german w/subtitles;
you can probably obtain some of sophie scholl's letters translated in a
collection of writings and edited by her sister...

Morten G. Ender, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership
United States Military Academy
West Point, New York, 10996

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From: Large, Ron [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 12:17 PM
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Subject: Films on Resistance

A colleague and I teach a summer course called Religion and Human
Experience. We want to try to build the course around a theme and use films
as part of the course. We have done this in the past and it works well. This
coming summer we thought of using the theme of Resistance and the Problem of
Evil, and I would like to use the expertise of the list members to ask for
suggestions on this theme. We only have time to show 4-5 films in
conjunction with readings. For example, the class might read Martin Luther
King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" and then watch The Long Walk Home or
read something in Liberation Theology and then view Romero. If anyone has
other film suggestions, I would greatly appreciate having them. You can post
to the list or send directly to my email address below.


Ron Large
Department of Religious Studies
Gonzaga University
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