The Sacred Foodways of Film: Theological Servings in 11 Food Films

The Sacred Foodways of Film: Theological Servings in 11 Food Films

by Antonio D. Sison


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498230469
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 02/18/2016
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Antonio D. Sison, CPPS, PhD, faculty member at Catholic Theological Union at Chicago, is the author of World Cinema, Theology, and the Human (2012) and Screening Schillebeeckx: Theology and Third Cinema in Dialogue (2006). A digital filmmaker, his work ICHTHUS (2006), a theological art film showcased at various film festivals and academic circles, is one of the case studies of this book.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Are You Hungry? 12

Into the Wild

127 Hours

Angela's Ashes

2 Fishing, Gleaning, and "Eatripping" 28


The Gleaners and I


3 Identity Simmers in the Cooking Pot 47

The Lunchbox

The Hundred-Foot Journey

4 Feasting at the Table of Finitude 66

A Simple Life


5 The Buffet of the Universe 91

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Bibliography 113

Filmography 117

Subject Index 119

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