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Representations of Jews and Jewish Life in Film

Zalmen, or The Madness of God (TV, 1975)

Directed by Alan Schneider and Peter Levin. Cast: Joseph Wiseman, Richard Bauer, Robert Prosky, Sanford Seeger, Leib Lensky, Michael Mertz, David Reinhardsen, Glenn Taylor, Mark Hammer, Howard Witt, Dianne Wiest, John Koch, Gary Bayer, Michael Haney, Kenneth Kantor, John Jellison, Scott Schofield, Nancy Dutton, Michael Gorrin, Leslie Cass. Based on the play Zalmen, ou La Folie de Dieu by Elie Wiesel, translated by Marion Wiesel. Originally produced in 1975 as a segment of the television series Theater in America. 120 min.

Zebrahead (1992)

Directed by Anthony Drazan. A young Jewish white man begins dating the cousin of his best friend, both of whom are black, igniting long simmering racial tensions at their high school. 102 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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