Guest Co-Host: Daniel Bird, John Walker
Based on Sholom Ansky's 1904 play, Michal Waszynski's 1937 Yiddish-language Polish film, The Dybbuk, tells the story of a broken promise and its consequences.
Joining Mike to discuss this expressionistic horror/romance film are movie scholar Daniel Bird and Movie Schmovie's John Walker. Special guest Yossi Chajes, author of Between Worlds, discusses Kabbalah and Dybbuks.
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Buy The Dybbuk on DVD
Buy Between Worlds: Dybbuks, Exorcists, and Early Modern Judaism by J.H. Chajes
Buy Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film between Two Worlds by J. Hoberman
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