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Patricia Erens

Patricia Erens is professor of film studies in the department of comparative literature at the University of Hong Kong. Her publications include The Jew in American Cinema. She is also the editor of Sexual Stratagems: The World of Women in Film and Issues in Feminist Film Criticism.

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Film Industry in the United States

Jewish women have played crucial roles in the United States film industry. Despite sexism and sometimes anti-Semitism, they have worked both behind the scenes, as writers, directors, and producers, as well as on-screen as both Jewish and non-Jewish characters.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Patricia Erens." (Viewed on June 15, 2021) <https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/erens-patricia>.

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