Category: Cinema

“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller adapted for film by Jean-Paul Sartre


The Crucible

The Crucible
by Arthur Miller
(adapted for
film)
In a film adaptation of Arthur Miller’s play, Jean-Paul Sartre, a renown French existential philosopher, interprets the American play. The Crucible is set in Salem Massachusetts during America’s colonial period, but the playwright debuted the work on Broadway in January 22, 1953, according to The New Yorker.

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Recommended Viewing: “Dreamworlds 3” directed by Sut Jhally


Dreamworlds 3
directed by Sut Jhally

Dreamworlds 3

The films examines the cultural construction of the female identity within popular media, focusing on a range of music videos. Sut Jully illustrates how women within the “dream world” consent to being objectified as he channel surfs through a range of music videos. The consumers of the staged misogynistic, violent, and/or pornographic images are then paralleled to modern social events.

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