Self in Cinema
What do movies have to tell us about who we are? More specifically, what do we learn about personal identity from characters who confront themselves in their mirrors? Their reactions are often bizarre, but just as often they shed light on our own quests for self-knowledge.
As professor of anthropology at UWM, William Washabaugh has studied and written about Creole languages, Sign languages of the Deaf, flamenco artistry, sport fishing and cinema. http://people.uwm.edu/wash/site-map/