Temple Emanu-El Cinema Schmooze: Occupy Eden – Fall from Paradise or Civil Disobedience?
July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cinema Schmooze opens with this timely online discussion, facilitated by Micol Zimmerman Burkeman.
When Adam and Eve took a bite of that fruit, was it a moment of weakness or an act of defiance? Was the Garden of Eden intended as an eternal paradise or just a temporary stop on a greater journey? What constitutes paradise, and is it an attainable goal or a quixotic illusion?
From hit films “Pleasantville” to “The Truman Show” to television’s “The Simpsons,” Hollywood has interpreted this story for years, and through these clips we will explore this iconic story as you never have before.