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 “Cinema as Sacrament”: Theater and Film

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Film has largely replaced theater as the dramatic medium for Mormon artists. Film was early employed in the anti-Mormon campaign, and Mormons learned early to use it for their own purposes. ... More


Conversion, Salvation and the ‘Civilising Mission’: Christian Missions and Documentary Film in India (1900–60)

Emma Sandon

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emma Sandon explores documentaries produced by English and Scottish Christian missions in India in order to highlight similarities and differences in the definition of a ‘civilising mission’ adopted ... More


Paradoxical Legacies: Colonial Missionary Films, Corporate Philanthropy in South Asia and the Griersonian Documentary Tradition

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In her chapter, Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes investigates the paradoxical legacies of British imperial culture based on a comparative study of a missionary film shot in India in the late 1920s-early ... More


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