4 April @ 3.00 pm - 4.00 pm
Professor Nathan Abrams sheds light on how Jews transformed the British entertainment industries, creating some of the most iconic characters and images of the 20th Century, including James Bond, Doctor Who, Carry On, and many others. In so doing, British Jews infused their creations with hidden Jewish themes.
Nathan Abrams is Professor in Film at Bangor University in Wales and is an expert on British Jewish popular culture having written several books and many articles on the subject, most recently Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual and Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film.
Image caption: Sean Connery shooting the James Bond movie “Diamonds are Forever” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Credit: Mieremet, Rob / Anefo (Wiki Creative Commons)