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Hotel Rwanda : individual heroism or interconnectedness in the portrayal of Paul Rusesabagina?
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
Why does the protagonist in the film ‘Hotel Rwanda’ (2004) shelter almost 1300 refugees and in the process risk his own life? Most critics say it is because Paul Rusesabagina is a hero. Yet heroism as an individual act of ...
Different ways of belonging to totality : traditional African and Western-Christian cosmologies in three films : an exploratory literature study
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study distinguishes between religion as a sense of belonging to the ultimately-real and specific religious traditions. Religion, as used here, concerns a cosmological understanding of the universe ...
Why activists? : a case-study into the self-perceived motivations of selected South Africans and Jewish Israelis in the Palestinian project
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Why would one publicly support the Palestinian cause if one is not Palestinian oneself? By exploring answers to this question, this inductive, contextual case study in empirical ethics shares insights on ...
Cosmological distortion and coherence in Tsotsi (2005) : a perspective on the role of Miriam
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology, 2013-02)
In interpreting a film, the viewer actively participates in the construction of information. But whose perspective counts when doing so? Most people have such deep-seated frameworks of the universe that they do not even ...